By Helen Durkin
Type 2 diabetes has taken a hold on our country — financially and in terms of human cost.
Simply having diabetes puts a person at significant risk for other serious, debilitating health issues. It complicates people’s lives, makes their health care much more challenging, and costs money.
The seemingly inextricable link between diabetes and cardiovascular disease is particularly concerning.
For the more than 29 million Americans with diabetes, the risk of developing cardiovascular disease is excessively high.