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What are the ways that diabetes and high blood pressure effect each other?

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Dr. Xin-Nong Li
40 years experience
It may: Diabetes and associated with hyperlipidemia can cause artherosclerosis. That can make the arterial wall thick and rigid. Those pathological change can make the blood pressure go up.

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Would high blood pressure occur in all seniors with the diabetes?

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Can you have high blood pressure but not be diagnosed with diabetes?

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