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Let's Get Real It's time to change how we think about type 2 diabetes


Let's Get REAL
It's time to think about how type 2 diabetes affects cardiovascular health.

With type 2 diabetes, there's up
to a
4GREATER RISKxof stroke, heart attack,
or cardiovascular death.

Now for the good news:

You or your loved ones can do something now to help manage the risk. Let's get after it.

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Anthony Anderson, actor and comedian. Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2002. Anthony Anderson is a paid spokesperson for Novo Nordisk, Inc.

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Know your cardiovascular risk—and what you can do about it

Here’s the deal—cardiovascular disease is the #1 cause of death and disability for people with type 2 diabetes. Yet, it has been shown that more than half of people with diabetes do not consider themselves at risk of cardiovascular disease.

Get real about your cardiovascular risk 

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High blood sugar is serious biz 

I saw firsthand what it did to my father’s life, and it really changed my perspective.

I decided to do whatever it takes to get my blood sugar level under control, knowing that I had higher cardiovascular risk. My doctor helped create a treatment plan that worked for me.

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Get after it!

Getting real means getting the facts. I had type 2 diabetes for years and found that there's a lot about diabetes I didn't know. So, check out this site and soak it all in. 

Be sure to always talk to your diabetes care team. They're your secret weapon. 

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