FYI: i couldn't give blood today because my diastolic reading was too low. they took it 3 times. the first time they said that the bottom number didn't stop going low, it went down to the low 20s, the next 2 times it was 40 and 44. they didn't tell me the top number. it's been going low for a while now, but never below 40. would my blood pressure be affected by having either diabetes or hypoglycemia? should i ask to be tested for them?
Low blood pressure is not likely to be connected with diabetes or hypoglycemia. You can measure your blood sugar level but the result wonât explain your low blood pressure. Your body seems to have adapted to a low blood pressure because you are not experiencing difficulties. Low blood pressure is not considered a disease.
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