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

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Old 12-21-2012, 10:30   #1 Editor
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Default Is it time to change blood pressure testing regime for diabetics?

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.

Control is with Diet modification, exercise, supps.
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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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