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Diabetic encephalopathy

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The epidemiology, clinical presentation, morphology, and pathogenesis of central nervous system lesion in types 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) are considered, by using the results of experimental and clinical studies. The definition of diabetic encephalopathy is given. Whether there is a relationship between diabetic encephalopathy and diabetic polyneuropathy is considered. It is concluded that it is expedient to identify diabetic encephalopathy as a complication of DM. The capacities of pathogenetic treatment for diabetic encephalopathy are shown.

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I. A. Strokov
Department of Nervous System Diseases, I.I. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow
Russian Federation

V. V. Zakharov
Department of Nervous System Diseases, I.I. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow
Russian Federation

K. I. Strokov
Department of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Moscow
Russian Federation


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Strokov I.A., Zakharov V.V., Strokov K.I. Diabetic encephalopathy. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2012;4(2S):30-40. (In Russ.)

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