Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, March 28th, 2005
According to a study from France, "Diabetes is a major risk factor for cerebral vascular accidents (CVA) and the prevalence of diabetes in the population of patients presenting with CVA varies from 13 to 36% in studies. On the other hand, it is not a risk factor for hemorrhagic CVA. The two principal causes of CVA in diabetic patients are small artery disease and atherosclerosis of cervical and intracranial arteries. Diabetics differ from nondiabetics with a higher prevalence of hypertension. The data from the literature suggest a...
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