Diabetes can double your risk of stroke, so why arent patients told to cut their blood pressure?

Diabetes can DOUBLE your risk of stroke, so why aren’t patients told to cut their blood pressure | UPDATED: 10:44 GMT, 5 June 2012 Gauging the problem: Many diabetics do not appreciate the importance of keeping their blood pressure down Adrian Scott was driving on a dual carriageway at 70 miles per hour when he felt a sensation like an electric shock strike his left side.