Stroke prevention in diabetic and other high cardiovascular risk patients

El Atat F, Rundek T, Sowers JR, McFarlane SI 

Diabetes is a major risk factor for stroke that is usually associated with risk factors such as hypertension, obesity, albuminuria, and dyslipidemia. Furthermore, atrial fibrillation and heart failure, two of the most important risk factors of stroke, are common in the diabetic population. 

 

 


El Atat F, Rundek T, Sowers JR, McFarlane SI. Stroke prevention in diabetic and other high cardiovascular risk patients. Curr Diab Rep. 2005;5:200-207. 

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