Know Diabetes By Heart



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Highlight Clips

The experts provided information about new nutritional guidelines for diabetics.
The experts discussed the importance of lifestyle changes to help prevent or manage diabetes.
The experts addressed the issue of high prescription costs.


American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the American Heart Association (AHA) hosted this first in a series groundbreaking collaborative initiative Know Diabetes by Heartâ„¢. The event featured Dr. Eduardo Sanchez, Chief Medical Officer for Prevention and Chief of Center for Health Metrics and Evaluation from American Heart Association and Dr. William Cefalu, Chief Scientific, Medical and Mission Officer for the American Diabetes Association who shared information that can reduce risks of cardiovascular disease and heart attacks for people with type 2 diabetes. They discussed the newly released American College of Cardiology prevention guideline released in March, and new developments that have affected ADA’s guidelines and emphasized that the leading causes of death in our nation are heart attack, stroke and diabetes.

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