Diabetes

Take Control of Diabetes, Take Control of Your Health

Virtua's certified diabetes educators help people manage their health, while significantly lowering their risk for long-term complications. They teach diabetes self-management and insulin management skills and advise on proper diet and exercise. See a list of our support groups for individuals with diabetes.

Virtua's diabetes self-management education program has been recognized for its high-quality education efforts from the American Diabetes Association.

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AHA News: Why Are Women With Diabetes at Greater Risk for Poor Heart Health?

TUESDAY, May 14, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Diabetes can be a risk factor for heart disease – but for women, the condition can lead to worse outcomes than for men.

The statistics are striking: Compared to their male counterparts, women with diabetes have a twofold increased risk of heart disease. They're also more likely to have heart attacks earlier – and ones that are fatal.

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