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To what degree does type 1 diabetes increase the risk of chd and other cardiovascular health issues?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: A lot

It's a major risk factor. If you have diabetes, don't smoke, exercise regularlly, keep lipids low (statins are advised by age 40, some would say by age 20), keep BP well controlled.
Stay under the care of a good diabetic doctor. Have stress tests done annuallly after age 40.

In brief: A lot

It's a major risk factor. If you have diabetes, don't smoke, exercise regularlly, keep lipids low (statins are advised by age 40, some would say by age 20), keep BP well controlled.
Stay under the care of a good diabetic doctor. Have stress tests done annuallly after age 40.
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