High blood pressure is a serious condition that increases your risk of having a stroke or heart attack. When a person has high blood pressure and other certain conditions, like high cholesterol, diabetes, and obesity, their chances of developing a stroke or heart disease are even greater. These other conditions are called comorbidities. You should work with your doctor to find out how you can lower your risk of developing them, and how you can manage them if they do occur.
Diovan and Diovan HCT are approved to treat high blood pressure, and are not approved to prevent heart attack or stroke resulting from high blood pressure. Diovan and Diovan HCT are not approved to treat high cholesterol, diabetes, or obesity.
Always talk to your healthcare professional before starting any diet or exercise program.