4/4/2014

British researchers found interarm differences of 10 mm Hg or higher in systolic blood pressure were tied to a higher risk of peripheral arterial disease in diabetes patients, while differences of 15 mm Hg or greater were linked to a higher risk of diabetic retinopathy and chronic kidney disease. Interarm BP differences were also related to a higher risk of cardiovascular death in patients, researchers wrote in Diabetes Care.

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