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How does hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia affect heart rate and blood pressure?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Not directly

There is no direct effect other than for the stress induced by a hypoglycemic reaction (hr and BP would go up) or the diuretic/dehydrating effect of prolonged hyperglycemia (bp would go down while hr went up).

In brief: Not directly

There is no direct effect other than for the stress induced by a hypoglycemic reaction (hr and BP would go up) or the diuretic/dehydrating effect of prolonged hyperglycemia (bp would go down while hr went up).
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Leslie Fleischer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: The rate of change

The rate of change of the blood sugar can affect the heart rate and blood pressure through the sympathetic nervous system output.

In brief: The rate of change

The rate of change of the blood sugar can affect the heart rate and blood pressure through the sympathetic nervous system output.
Dr. Leslie Fleischer
Dr. Leslie Fleischer
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