Diabetic Complications 

Does Diabetes Affect Blood Pressure – 80% of Type 2’s & 25% of Type 1’s

Does Diabetes Affect Blood Pressure?  YES! About 25% of people with Type 1 diabetes and 80% of people with Type 2 diabetes have high blood pressure. What Is High Blood Pressure? High blood pressure (hypertension) is when your blood pressure readings are consistently 140 over 90, or higher, over a number of weeks. You could also have high blood pressure if just one of the numbers is higher than it should be over a number of weeks. High blood pressure (hypertension) can lead to many complications of diabetes, Most people with…

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High Blood Pressure With Diabetes – The Symptoms & Treatments

High Blood Pressure With Diabetes The combination of hypertension and diabetes can be lethal, and together they can increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke. Having both conditions also increases the risk of kidney disease and problems with the blood vessels of the eyes, which could lead to blindness. About 25% of people with Type 1 diabetes and 80% of people with Type 2 diabetes have high blood pressure. Diabetes damages arteries and makes them targets for hardening, called atherosclerosis. That can cause high blood pressure, which if…

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