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Is it time to change blood pressure testing regime for diabetics?


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Old 12-21-2012, 09:30   #1
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The American Diabetes Association is recommending changes in blood pressure goals for people with diabetes as well as clarifying how frequently people with type 1 diabetes should test their blood glucose levels. The new guidelines will be published in January as part of the Association’s revised Standards of Medical Care, which are updated annually to [...]

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Ain't I feeling better about my blood pressure, it seldom goes below 130.

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I'm more excited about their changes to BG testing guidelines that will allow (encourage) people to test more often.

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Is the recommendations for the lower pressure still 80?
One thing to remember is that hypos elevates your blood pressure - one more reason to keep your bg within the good level.

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