Diabetes

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes, also called diabetes mellitus, is a condition that causes blood sugar to rise. Untreated diabetes can lead to serious medical problems, including cardiovascular disease.

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Living with Type 2 diabetes?

Get monthly science-based diabetes and heart-healthy tips in your inbox. Know Diabetes by Heart raises awareness that living with Type 2 diabetes increases risk for heart disease and stroke – and that people should talk with their doctor at their next appointment about ways to reduce risk.

The COVID-19 Vaccine and Getting Back to Life

Every vaccination brings us closer to a future free of COVID-19. Based on the best science, vaccines are safe, effective and protect you, your loved ones and community. See what we mean.

Doctor, It's Been Too Long.

Taking care of your health and well-being is important. It’s smart to make — and keep — appointments with your doctor. If you have questions about how your doctor’s office is keeping patients safe during COVID-19, ask.

Get support. Or offer it. Make a connection. For life.

Facing heart disease or stroke or caring for someone who is? Get encouragement and offer guidance during challenging times. Visit our Support Network.

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