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High Blood Pressure and Elevated Glucose Levels Present Comparable Risk for Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes to Develop Heart Disease

Jun 08, 2019 - PR Newswire

PR Newswire

 High blood pressure and high glucose levels present a similar threat in young adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) for developing heart disease, with the risk of heart disease doubling with blood pressure levels greater or equal to 120/80 mmHg, according to the study, "Optimal Blood Pressure Goals for Cardiovascular Health in Individuals with Type 1 Diabetes," presented today at the American Diabetes Association's® (ADA's) 79th Scientific Sessions® at the Moscone Convention Ce...