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Diabetes is an Independent Risk Factor that Increases by 26% a Woman's Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

Posted Oct 05 2009 10:40am

In a newly-published study, diabetes was found to be an independent risk factor for atrial fibrillation in women, increasing their risk of afib by 26%. The connection was not as strong for men, who were more at risk of obesity and high blood pressure from diabetes.

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