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With type 2 diabetes you're still at risk of heart attack or stroke even if you're at your A1C goal

If you have type 2 diabetes, you should talk to your doctor about your risk of heart attack or stroke. The Questions for Your Doctor guide below is a great place to start.

Questions for your doctor

Questions for Your Doctor can help you ask the right questions about the connection between type 2 diabetes and your heart—and learn more about how you can reduce your risk. For starters, you’ll want to ask your doctor:

What is the connection between type 2 diabetes and my heart?

How do I know if I’m at high risk for a heart attack or stroke?

How can I reduce my risk for cardiovascular disease?

If I’m on other heart medications, like medications for blood pressure and cholesterol, am I still at risk?

And there are other important questions to ask your doctor included in the guide. Be sure to print it and schedule your next doctor’s appointment today.

Diabetes and heart disease questions for your doctor