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    May 21, 2018
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COMMUNITY HEALTH CORNER With Chief Pharmacist, Karli Boeder at White Drug Pharmacy, 402 East Main in Sidney. Diabetes and High Blood Pressure High blood pressure is twice as likely to strike a person with diabetes than a person without diabetes. Left untreated, high blood pressure can lead to heart disease kidney disease, and stroke. In fact, a person with diabetes and high blood pressure is 4 times as likely to develop heart disease than someone who does not have either of the conditions. About two-thirds of adults with diabetes have blood pressure greater than 130/80 mm Hg or use prescription medicines for hypertension. Preventing high blood pressure The American Diabetes Association recommends the following to help prevent the onset of high blood pressure: . Reduce your salt intake .Exercise regularly Engage in stress-relieving activities Get to and stay at a healthy weight Monitor your blood pressure at home . Avoid excessive alcohol intake . Stop smoking and avoid exposure to secondhand smoke uing our Dabetes Support. Program/ Enroll in our program and see the benefits! Medication scheduling to align your refills on the same day each month, allowing you to pick up all of your medications in one trip. Face-to-face counseling from your local pharmacist, including customized diabetes coaching and condition management. HealthyPack Rx multi-dose packaging available to simplify your day It's easy to enrol! Simply call or stop by your local White Drug to get started today! o Employe Owned 402 East Main. Sidney, MT White 406-482-1420 PHARMACY HOURS: Mon Fri: 9am-6pm Sat:Closed.Sun: Closed STORE HOURS: Mon-Fri: 9am-7pm Sat: 9am-5:30pm Sun: 11am-4pm le