I am 48, 5'3, 250#. HBP started when I was 18yo,120#, very active. Diabetic about 3yrs, out of control a few times, bp running 185 to 199/ 102 to 146 for about 3 months now. Seen a specialist (intern, endo, diabetic, & metabolic). He has put me on Carvedilol 25mg 2x a day, Nifedipine (Procardia XL) 60mg 1x day, Glimepiride 4mg 1x day, and continued me on Phenytoin EX 300mg @ night (had 3 seizures in 20yrs -age 24, 34, & 46)& Ecotrin 325mg 1 @ night.