Asymptomatic Atrial Fibrillation Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

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Approximately 25% of strokes experienced by type 2 diabetic patients are of unknown cause, however, a recent study is finding subclinical Afib as a possible “common etiologic factor.” In the cohort designed study, 462 type 2 diabetic patients under the age of 60 were matched to “healthy controls” (patients without diabetes) to compare the prevalence of subclinical Afib.

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Posted in Medical Research Type II