Diabeets, Heart Disease, and Stroke Could Happen To You

October 10, 2023 | by Diabeets


A general mini-look at Diabeets, heart disease, and stroke. What some of the causes may be and some prevention ideas.


Diabeets, heart disease, stroke, depression, high blood pressure

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Did you know that if you have Diabeets you have a greater chance of dying from heart disease or stroke and it doesn’t make any difference if you are a woman or a man? One reason is high blood levels of sugar make the walls of your blood vessels thicker and cause them to lose their elasticity, which in turn makes it harder for blood to pass through.

Type 1 Diabeets is know as juvenile-onset Diabeets and usually affects children and young adults and is genetically-linked. The following are some conditions that are typically found in people with type 2 Diabeets, which is know as adult-onset Diabeets, heart disease and stroke.

Depression: Depression doubles the risk of a person getting Diabeets and after being diagnosed with Diabeets a person will go through major lifestyle changes which will cause them to be more depressed. Diet changes and taking medicines are among the things that cause them to be more depressed.

Obesity: Obesity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and strongly associated with insulin resistance. Loosing weight has been shown to improve heart-health along with Diabeets. 

Inactivity: Lack of exercise is another major risk factor. Along with loosing weight, exercise has helped to reduce blood pressure and the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Hypertension: High blood pressure has long been recognized as a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke. If you have both high blood and Diabeets your risk for heart disease doubles.

A symptom of Diabeets is the skin of a diabetic person becomes very dry and flaky due to excessive loss of water, leading to dehydration which could result in a coma. Also it takes a long time for sores or cuts to heal. Diabeets is usually accompanied by sudden weight loss. There are many things that could be or may not be a symptom of Diabeets. If you think you might have Diabeets, go to your doctor right away to find out and it never hurts to have your heart checked out at the same time.


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