There are many risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes. Having risk factors doesn’t mean that you will get type 2 diabetes. It means that you should speak with your health care provider about changes you can make in your lifestyle to manage your risk and possibly avoid developing diabetes.
Another important thing to consider is that with type 2 diabetes, there’s up to a
GREATER RISK OF
stroke, heart attack, or cardiovascular death
In fact, it’s the #1 cause of death for people with diabetes.
Watch this video to see how diabetes is linked to heart health. Or you can read about it here.