Clinical studies show that the adult diabetes are often accompanied
by elevated blood pressure. People with diabetes can
reduce their heart risk by managing their blood pressure along
with diabetes treatment*2. Knowing your routine blood pressure
trend tells whether your body is in good condition or not. Human
blood pressure naturally increases after reaching middle age.
This symptom is a result of continuous aging of the blood vessel.
Further causes include obesity, lack of exercise, and cholesterol
(LDL) adhering to the blood vessels. Rising of blood pressure
accelerates hardening of the arteries, and the body becomes
more susceptible to apoplexy and coronary infarction. The WHO
(world health organization) published the guideline of blood pressure
Source: 1999 WHO/ISH guidelines for the management of hypertension
*2: American Diabetes Association: The Diabetes-Heart Disease Link Surveying
Attitudes, Knowledge and Risk (2002)