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Systolic Blood Pressure

Conventional unit: mmHg
Conversion factor: 1.0
SI Units: mmHg
Definition: A measure of the force used to circulate blood through the body, measured when the heart beats, when blood pressure is at its highest (written first).
Usefulness: Elevated blood pressure: diabetes, increased risk of stroke, heart attack, kidney and eye diseases.

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