People with diabetes are at risk of high blood pressure. That’s why it’s important to know your blood pressure targets and strive to reach them.
As many as 2 in 3 people with diabetes report that they also have hypertension (high blood pressure). Unfortunately, the two combined can increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. Therefore, it is important to know how to prevent or treat high blood pressure if you have diabetes.
As you have read in previous blogs, hypertension or high blood pressure can contribute to diabetes complications. One factor that can cause hypertension is stress.
High blood pressure – also called hypertension – increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. It’s important to keep blood pressure within diabetes management targets.
Hypertension or high blood pressure – what is it? And why is it important to recognize and treat hypertension in people with diabetes?
Everything you need to know about diabetes and high blood pressure. Includes information about high blood pressure medications and eating tips like ways to cut back on salt.