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What does D stand for?

D stands for Diastolic (blood pressure)

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ISLAMABAD -- Researchers have used molecular genetic engineering to optimize heart performance in models of diastolic heart failure by creating an optimized protein that can aid in high-speed relaxation similar to fast twitching muscles.
In a metaanalysis of 29 randomized controlled trials of vitamin C supplementation (median dose, 500 mg per day; median treatment duration, 8 weeks), the pooled changes in systolic and diastolic blood pressure relative to placebo were--3.
Hypertension, or high blood pressure is called "the silent killer" because people often don't know they have it ** Systolic Pressure (the top number on your reading) reflects the pressure in your arteries when the heart beats ** Diastolic Pressure (the bottom number) reflects the arterial pressure between heartbeats.