Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic Healthcare cardiologist explains link between diabetes, heart disease

LONDON — The number of people worldwide with diabetes is rising and with diabetes comes a higher risk for heart disease. Gosia Wamil, M.D., Ph.D., a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, explains the connection between these two serious, chronic diseases. People with Type 2 diabetes are up to four times more likely than the general population to die from cardiovascular causes, leading physicians to recognize the need to reduce heart disease risk in…

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