Study: Chronic stress can be especially dangerous for diabetics

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Study: Chronic stress can be especially dangerous for diabetics - Ali Gorman reports during Action News at 5pm on June 27, 2018. (WPVI)

We know chronic or long-lasting stress is bad for your health.

Researchers now say for diabetics it can be especially dangerous for your heart.

They believe stress hormones team up with white blood cells and this can increase someone's chances for a heart attack.

This may help explain why diabetics are so vulnerable to heart disease.

It also underscores how important it is to reduce stress.

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