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Blood pressure is usually measured at the doctor’s office, although some people monitor their blood pressure at home. The ADA treatment goal for blood pressure is below 140/80 mm Hg.

Acute complications of diabetes include hypoglycemia (low blood glucose). Long-term complications include atherosclerosis narrowing of the arteries), neuropathy (nerve damage), retinopathy (eye disease), and nephropathy (kidney disease).

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