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Lifestyle advice

Lifestyle advice

If you've had high blood glucose after an acute coronary syndrome you have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the future. The healthcare team will offer you advice about reducing this risk and the risk of having more heart problems in the future. This will include discussion about a healthy lifestyle. You can find out more about this from NICE's information on 'Preventing another heart attack', which is available from the NICE website (

Questions you might like to ask about the future

  • How can I reduce my chance of developing diabetes in the future?

  • How can I reduce my chance of having another heart attack?

  • Is it safe for me to exercise?

  • Where can I get some more advice about changing my lifestyle?

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