Type 2 Diabetes: Intensive Hypertension Therapy May Lower Death Risk
The link between people with diabetes and those who have high blood pressure is strong, with at least one in three people with the disease also having hypertension.
Impacting how the body processes glucose, Type 2 diabetes reduces the production of the hormone regulating our blood sugar, insulin. If you have this disease, your blood sugar levels can rise, which can increase the risk of developing heart disease. Even more, diabetes can increase blood pressure by impacting a person’s arteries. Fortunately, therapy can help in this regard. To learn more about it, look no further than Medical News Today.