Diabetes and Heart Disease

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Diabetes related heart problems is one of the highest causes of death in people with this disease. People who suffer  from diabetes can also have a risk of heart attacks, strokes and high blood pressure.

Diabetic cardiomyopathy is a heart muscle disorder which is related to damaged structure and function of the heart . In this case. the heart cannot circulate blood through the body efficiently due to damage which eventually will lead to heart failure. Diabetic sufferers can also suffer from the effects of obesity, insulin resistance and other problems such as coronary artery disease, high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure and also an increase in the risk of cardiomyopathy.

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Other such symptoms of heart problems include chest pain,  shortness of breath, increased  heartbeat, dizziness, nausea, and sweating.

 

 

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