Actress Angela Bassett fights back against heart disease with ‘For Your Sweetheart’ campaign


She is an Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actress, and now Angela Bassett is fighting back against heart disease.

In an interview with MORE, Bassett said she lost her mother, her “sweetheart,” to heart disease. She created the “For Your Sweetheart” campaign to help raise awareness about the link between heart disease and Type 2 diabetes.

To learn more about the campaign, visit

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