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How Diabetes Affects Heart Health

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Diabetes / / February 14, 2017

People with diabetes are twice as likely to have heart disease or stroke and about 70% of people with diabetes have high blood pressure, a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The good news: eating well and getting active can help lower risk.  For more information, visit the CDC's Prediabetes, Diabetes, and Your Health page.

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Joan Lunden truly exemplifies today’s modern working woman. An award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, successful entrepreneur, one of America’s most recognized and trusted television personalities, this mom of seven continues to do it all. As host of Good Morning America for nearly two decades, Lunden brought insight to top issues for millions of Americans each day. The longest running host ever on early morning television, Lunden reported from 26 countries, covered 4 presidents and 5 Olympics and kept Americans up to date on how to care for their homes, their families and themselves.
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