Diabetes & Salt Are a Dangerous Combo

Published 07/22 2014 04:59PM

Updated 07/22 2014 05:02PM

A new study finds that people with type 2 diabetes who eat a lot of salt face twice the risk of developing heart disease.

Researchers say the effects of a high-sodium diet were exacerbated by poor blood sugar control. The lead researcher says restricting salt in the diet could help prevent dangerous complications from diabetes.

Having diabetes already raises your risk of heart problems

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