corresponds to the presence of a high rate of glucose in blood
(glucose > 1,26 grams/litre).
of isolated diabetes raises the cardiovascular risk, but this risk
is even greater when the diabetes is associated with an arterial
order to limit the cardiovascular risk as much as possible, the
threshold of arterial hypertension is lower in a diabetic subject
compared to a non-diabetic subject: the desired blood pressure
is 135 millimetres of mercury for the maximum one and 85 millimetres
of mercury for the minimum.
last reviewed on : 18 dec 2011