Have Diabetes? Reduce Stroke Risk.
If you have diabetes, you will want to keep glucose controlled to prevent harmful health consequences down
the road, like blindness or kidney problems or early cardiovascular disease. A
recent study looked at folks with diabetes and found an interesting discovery
about increased stroke risk in those who did not keep their diabetes
From this study, there was increased stroke risk in the
women with a too-high Ac1 but the greatest risk was in those women age 55 years
and older (post menopause).
What increases our risk for having a stroke?
Reduce stroke risk if you have diabetes by controlling
glucose levels via
In this study >30,000 men and women with diabetes were
followed for over 6.5 years. The highest risk for stroke was among the post-menopausal women with a
high A1c reading (A1c should be 7.0 or less). So....
glucose at home
keep your scheduled appointments with your healthcare
have a schedule for eating three meals and snacks