Diabetes, a Deadly Disease
Dr. Ian del Conde
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S, and diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the country. Ian del Conde, Cardiovascular Specialist at Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, explains diabetes is a very common chronic condition in the population.
He says our daily actions can have a huge impact on our diabetes control. About pregnancy, he tells pregnant women are at risk of developing gestational diabetes.
Excess weight is one of the key factors to have diabetes because we have impaired sugar management in our body and that is what leads to diabetes.