Increased Stroke Risk

Published Online: Saturday, March 1, 2003
Type 2 diabetes has long been associated with an increased risk of stroke, but until recently a connection between stroke and type 1 diabetes had not been established. Now a 17-year study of 23,751 patients with type 1 diabetes has found that the risk of stroke is 5 times greater among men between 20 and 39 years of age and 7 times greater among women in that age group. Published in Stroke, the study author says that its findings ?emphasize the vital need to identify and treat known cardiovascular risk factors in young people with diabetes.?

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