Is there an association between leukoaraiosis volume and diabetes?

  title={Is there an association between leukoaraiosis volume and diabetes?},
  author={Pierleone Lucatelli and R Montisci and Roberto Sanfilippo and Beatrice Sacconi and Jasjit S. Suri and Carlo Catalano and Luca Saba},
  journal={Journal of neuroradiology. Journal de neuroradiologie},
  volume={43 4},
OBJECTIVES The relation between white matter loss (WML) and diabetes is still debated. The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between typical WML- and diabetes-related magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in a cohort of patients scheduled for carotid endarterectomy (CEA). MATERIALS AND METHODS Ninety-three consecutive patients (mean age 71±9years; male 71) were included in a single-centre retrospective study. All the patients underwent MRI as baseline evaluation prior… CONTINUE READING