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Dr. Elijah Saunders is a cardiologist and a clinical professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is a pioneer in reasearch related to African Americans and hypertension. (Above) Dr. Saunders explains how diabetes impacts coronary arteries, which can cause a heart attack.

Dr. Elijah Saunders is a cardiologist and a clinical professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is a pioneer in reasearch related to African Americans and hypertension. (Above) Dr. Saunders explains how diabetes impacts coronary arteries, which can cause a heart attack.

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Heart disease is the number one killer in America, but diabetes is the number one root cause of heart attack and stroke.