Target: Type 2 Diabetes

A Spotlight on Type 2 Diabetes℠ and Get With The Guidelines®

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death and a major cause of heart attacks, strokes and disability for people living with type 2 diabetes.

The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) have launched a collaborative landmark initiative called Know Diabetes by Heart™ to comprehensively combat the national public health impact of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

To focus on these critical type 2 diabetes patients in the hospital with CV events, the AHA has launched the all new Target: Type 2 Diabetes℠ initiative aimed at promoting evidence-based care for this critical population. Target: Type 2 Diabetes℠ provides healthcare professionals with resources and tools to address this urgent challenge and be recognized in a new honor roll for their treatment of heart failure and stroke patients with type 2 diabetes.


Every 80 seconds, an adult with diabetes in the U.S. is hospitalized for heart disease, which can lead to a heart attack


Know Diabetes by Heart

Help people with type 2 diabetes make tangible progress toward their health goals with practical tools and emotional support.

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