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Optimal Blood Pressure

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The American Diabetes Association recommends the following blood pressure target for adults with diabetes. This target is based on research findings to prevent or minimize the chronic complications (including retinopathy) of diabetes:

Blood pressure below 140/80 mm Hg



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