Type 2 diabetes control might not lower stroke risk

11/11/2012 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

Patients with well-controlled type 2 diabetes showed lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels but had higher pulse wave velocity than patients in a control group, according to a study in Diabetes Care. Researchers said pulse wave velocity was associated with white matter lesions in diabetes patients and "may represent a clinically relevant parameter in the evaluation of cerebrovascular disease risk in type 2 diabetes."

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