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Protect Your Heart Against Diabetes

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From Head to Toe, Keep Your Diabetes Under Control
Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?
Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes
Do You Have Diabetes?
Juan's Family Plan To Prevent Diabetes
Take Action!
My Heart Health Card
Play It Smart, Take Care of Your Heart
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Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

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Check off how many risk factors you have.

You are more likely to get type 2 diabetes if you:

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Your blood pressure is 140/90 mmHg or higher, or
  • A health care provider has told you that you have high blood pressure.

 

  • Your HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol) is 35 mg/dL or lower, or
  • Your triglyceride level is 250 mg/dL or higher.

 

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Public Health Service
National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
NIH Publication No. 08-6355
June 2008



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