CDC: Diabetics tracking blood sugar, avoiding heart disease

11/1/2007 | HealthDay News

U.S. diabetics are avoiding heart disease and keeping track of their daily blood sugar levels, according to a CDC report. The research found that self-reported cardiovascular disease among diabetic adults ages 35 to 64 decreased 14%, and cardiovascular disease among black adults decreased more than 25% between 1997 and 2005. Researchers attribute the drop to declining rates of high blood pressure, smoking and high cholesterol and greater use of preventive treatments.

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