The conditions

The Conditions

What are Type 2 diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease?

About the conditions

Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a condition where the amount of glucose in your blood gets too high. Having Type 2 diabetes increases your risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

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Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular disease is a disease of the heart and blood vessels and includes heart attacks and strokes. Find out more about cardiovascular disease and the work of the British Heart Foundation.