Type 1 diabetes raises risk for cerebral small-vessel disease

Adults with type 1 diabetes are more likely to develop cerebral small-vessel disease, and cerebral micro-bleeds, in particular, than those without diabetes, according to findings published in Diabetes Care. “Type 1 diabetes is associated with a fivefold increased risk of stroke, with cerebral small-vessel disease (SVD) as the most common etiology.”

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