I have been T2 for 30+years. I have had high blood pressure for far too many years.
Today under control and on metoprolol and quinapril.
my pressurs have benn in past at 190 over 120 and at time of my stroke it was 210
when emergency room doctor wanted to use drugs to relieve stroke but decided i would bleed to death on table.
Saving ones kidneys; I am led to believe following:
a) get off sctos
b) dropping blood sugar - a1c/bg sub 7/150.
c) keep blood pressure down.
For me, kidney data stopped getting worse when a and b above done.
good luck to others.
It may also be true that excess glucose - aka t2 diabetes provides extra energy for heart to work overtime and in excess.
My blood pressue seemed to tack my brain's mental activity and press of effort ( concerns/stress).