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It can be different for women—how to reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke

It can be different for women—how to reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke

Most of the risk factors for heart disease and stroke-like smoking, diabetes, and high blood pressure—are the same for women and men. But things like pregnancy-related problems or medicines such as hormone therapy can raise a woman’s risk. Find out the unique risk factors for women and how to reduce your risk of heart disease,

Living with diabetes and lowering your heart attack risk

Living with diabetes and lowering your heart attack risk

Diabetes raises your risk of heart disease. Managing diabetes and reducing your risk of a heart attack or stroke go hand in hand. By making a few changes in your daily routine—eating healthier, staying active, managing stress—you’ll take a big step toward controlling your diabetes and reducing your risk of heart disease.