Heart and Blood Vessels
The most common heart-related complications of diabetes are high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and coronary artery disease.
  • High cholesterol is a high fat level in the blood, and it can cause various heart and vessel issues.

  • High blood pressure is also known as hypertension. Hypertension compounds with all other complications of diabetes.

  • Coronary artery disease is one result of untreated diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. Coronary artery disease is a narrowing or blockage of vessels in the heart, and it will greatly increase your risk of a heart attack.

If you are diagnosed with any of the conditions mentioned above, it is important to take the mediation your doctor prescribes.