Dave wrote in message ...
> I happened to be going low (near 60) when walking by
>a blood pressure tester in the pharmacy. I was stunned to see
>my blood pressure at 170/130.
> Is it a fact that blood pressure shoots up when blood sugar
>falls low? I've had normal blood pressure all my life?
I have seen blood pressure increases at low blood sugars. However, the
increases (~20 systolic) weren't anywhere near as high as you are
Low blood sugar produces an adrenaline release which prompts an increase in
pulse rate and b.p. I use those machines a lot but skip them if I think my
bG is low.