Cardiovascular disease is very serious. Here are just a few examples, and believe me, they're easier to understand than pronounce.
A long word for a simple concept. This causes fatty plaque to build up in your blood vessels, which can lead to things like heart attack or stroke.
Also known as an “irregular heartbeat,” this is caused by structural changes or damage in your heart.
Exactly what it sounds like. This occurs when your heart muscles weaken and can’t supply enough blood throughout your body.
It’s important for you and your family to know the common signs and symptoms so if they show up, you can get medical help right away. Remember: People can experience different symptoms in different ways, or experience symptoms that are more or less severe than other people's symptoms. In fact, some people may experience no symptoms at all.
Be sure to regularly talk to your diabetes care team. They’re your secret weapon.
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