High Blood Pressure is Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk


People with high blood pressure have an almost 60% increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, shows a recently published study of more than 4 million people.

Reference

Emdin, C.A., Anderson, S.G., Woodward, M. & Rahimi, K. (2015) Usual Blood Pressure and Risk of New-Onset Diabetes: Evidence From 4.1 Million Adults and a Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 66(14), pp.1552-1562. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2015.07.059

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