Diabetes and Stroke–Am I at risk?

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What is the link between diabetes and stroke?
Could you tell me what the symptoms are of stroke?
My Blood sugar is under control 6.4 A1C
Please discuss how kidney function also places a person with diabetes at risk for stroke
A1C is high and I am on multiple meds, will the medications help protect me from a stroke?

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To address challenges commonly faced by people living with type 2 diabetes, American Diabetes Association created Ask the Experts Q&A, a free educational series focused on diabetes management and the relationship between diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and heart failure. Open to all, participants can ask their questions to diabetes experts in a live Q&A session online or on the phone. Events are currently scheduled monthly through the end of 2021. Register for free at diabetes.org/experts, call 1-800-DIABETES (800-342-2383), or text “EXPERTS” to 833-TXT-LIVE (833-898-5483) to sign up for the series.

Ask the Experts: Diabetes and Stroke–Am I at risk?: If you have diabetes, your chances of having a stroke are 1.5 times higher than in people who don’t have diabetes. We will discuss lifestyle options and medication management to reduce your risk.

This series is presented by Know Diabetes by Heart, a collaboration between American Diabetes Association® and American Heart Association®. Unauthorized use prohibited.