I've been busy digesting the presentations. It's an insidious and unfortunately common disease, but we're learning much. Diet and exercise remain key to prevention and management.
Here's a tidbit. Heart rate was found to be an independent risk factor for heart attack (in people with diabetes who had heart disease).1
"A baseline heart rate ≥70 bpm was predictive of major cardiovascular events compared with a resting heart rate 70 bpm."How to check your pulse, from WebMD (click pic to enlarge):