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3-D MRI can show stroke risk in diabetic patients even before narrowing of arteries.

People with diabetes are more likely to have high blood pressure and high cholesterol and are much more likely to develop cholesterol blockages in their arteries. A person with diabetes is four times as likely to suffer from carotid disease and stroke than people without diabetes. Controlling blood pressure and cholesterol and glucose levels with medications is even more important

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