All patients with diabetes and high blood pressure should adopt lifestyle changes. These include weight reduction (when needed), following the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, smoking cessation, limiting alcohol intake, and limiting salt intake to no more than 1,500 mg of sodium per day.
High Blood Pressure Control. Patients should aim for blood pressure levels of less than 130/80 mm Hg (systolic/diastolic).
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