Diabetes: a risk factor for mortality from brain stroke

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Vandana Joshi
Arun Kumar
Preeti Kothiyal


Diabetes mellitus (DM), is a most common problem around the world and contributes to the development of different types of complications due to various pathological changes like change in thickening of capillary basement membrane, increase in vessel wall matrix and cellular proliferation. Diabetes mellitus represents a strong independent risk factor for stroke. The current review is an attempt to summarize the possible mechanisms that has been associated with increased risk of stroke due to diabetes mellitus.

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Joshi V, Kumar A, Kothiyal P. Diabetes: a risk factor for mortality from brain stroke. IJPBR [Internet]. 30Jun.2015 [cited 26Sep.2020];3(02):28-6. Available from: http://ijpbr.in/index.php/IJPBR/article/view/857
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