Relationship between diabetic retinopathy and cerebral perfusion in type 2 diabetes mellitus

@article{Zherdiova2018RelationshipBD,
  title={Relationship between diabetic retinopathy and cerebral perfusion in type 2 diabetes mellitus},
  author={N. M. Zherdiova and N. V. Medvedovska and Boris N. Mankovsky},
  journal={Oftalmologicheskiĭ zhurnal},
  year={2018},
  volume={71},
  pages={49-53}
}
E-mail: nadejda05.1977@gmail.com Background: Compared to patients without diabetic retinopathy (DR), those with DR demonstrate better cognitive performance. It is therefore reasonable to hypothesize that retinal microcirculatory changes might be a marker of impaired cerebral microcirculation. Purpose: To examine the association between the presence of diabetic retinopathy and cerebral perfusion in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Materials and Methods: Ninety-five T2DM patients… 
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