A third of stroke patients have diabetes and screening for it could help address the poor outcomes in stroke associated with dysglycaemia, Victorian researchers say. A meta-analysis of 39 studies involving almost 360,000 patients with acute stroke has estimated the prevalence of diabetes to be 28% overall and 33% in patients with ischaemic stroke. The ...
High diabetes rates in stroke patients suggest need for screening
By Michael Woodhead
21 Sep 2018