Professional resources

Tools and links to professional organizations to help you further research the link between T2D and CVD.

Expert video series

Watch as endocrinologist Dr Martin Abrahamson, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and cardiologist Dr Richard Nesto, Chief Medical Officer, Lahey Health discuss the need to focus on residual CV risk in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Chapter 1:

The Link Between CVD and T2 Diabetes

Chapter 2:

Considering CV Risk and Increased Morbidity

Chapter 3:

Closing the Gap on Residual Risk


Information from professional organizations

See the latest from health organizations with a focus on diabetes and current reports on the connection between T2D and CVD.

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)

A professional community of physicians specializing in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism committed to enhancing the ability of its members to provide the highest quality of patient care.

You can also download their latest diabetes guidelines.

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

One of NIDDK’s most recent publications, Diabetes in America, 3rd Edition is partially available now, with additional chapters, including a few focused on the connection between diabetes and heart disease, becoming available throughout 2017.

International Diabetes Federation (IDF)

IDF has published a report geared toward policy makers on diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

An important patient resource that aims to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

You can also download their latest diabetes guidelines.

World Health Organization (WHO)

On World Health Day 2016, WHO issued a call to action to improve the prevention and treatment of diabetes. 



CV=cardiovascular; CVD=cardiovascular disease; T2D=type 2 diabetes