Looking After Your Heart

This fact sheet provides information on diabetes and looking after your heart. Looking after your heart is important, especially when you have diabetes. People living with diabetes are two to four times more likely to develop heart (cardiovascular) disease, including heart attacks.

The main cause of heart disease is atherosclerosis, a condition that is more common—and develops at a younger age in people with diabetes.

Read more in our looking after your heart fact sheet.

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