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High diabetes rates in stroke patients suggest need for screening

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 ...

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