People with diabetes are 4 – 6 times more likely to suffer a stroke than those in the general population. In fact, 2 out of 3 people with diabetes will actually die from stroke or heart disease, and strokes are the No. 3 cause of death in the United States.
Don’t be a statistic. May is stroke awareness month. Take the time and learn more about strokes and how good diabetes self-care can prevent a stroke from happening to you!