Link found between blood pressure and diabetes

Updated May 24 2018 - 8:44pm, first published October 23 2015 - 12:00am
For every 20 mm mercury increase in systolic blood pressure there is a 58% higher risk of developing diabetes.
For every 20 mm mercury increase in systolic blood pressure there is a 58% higher risk of developing diabetes.

HIGH blood pressure sufferers have an almost 60% greater chance of developing diabetes, according to a major global study.

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