Heart Disease

For Your Sweetheart: Local resident raises awareness about diabetes link to heart disease

For Your Sweetheart: Local resident raises awareness about diabetes link to heart disease

Rancho Santa Fe Attack’s Malcolm Tovey is taking part in For Your Sweetheart, a national campaign to raise awareness about the critical link between type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Tovey, a type 2 diabetic, was unaware of the link until he discovered he had two blocked arteries and would likely die from heart disease if he did not make a healthy lifestyle change. The For Your Sweetheart campaign, which was developed and sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company, also encourages people with type 2 diabetes to learn more about their risk factors for the sake of their “Sweethearts,” the people they love.

“Ever since I found out about the link between diabetes and...

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