Harvard Heart Letter

Ask the doctor: Should I worry about my low diastolic pressure?

I am a 70-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes. I take Glucophage, Glucotrol, and a statin. My diastolic pressure used to be between 70 and 80, but now it's down into the 50s and 40s. This seems low to me. Could this indicate a problem?

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