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Can high blood sugar cause high blood pressure?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Blood sugar: Chronic elevated blood sugar generally means diabetes. Diabetes causes kidney disease and resulting high bp.
Answered on Feb 24, 2020
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Diabetes, depending on where the causative defect lies, can entail elevated levels of insulin, which can elevate blood pressure.
Oct 12, 2013

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