When there is a blockage of blood vessels which supply blood flow to the brain, sings and symptoms of strokes can develop. This is also a common macro vascular complication of diabetes. Risk also increases with other co-morbidities like Hypertension, High Cholesterol, chronic smokers etc.
Taking care of your ABC, helps in prevention of this complication.
A : A1C (HbA1C) - < 7%
B : Blood Pressure - < 140/90 mmHg
C : Cholesterol - LDL C < 100 mg/dl, Triglycerides < 150 mg/dl