Diabetes raises atrial fibrillation risk for women

09/29/2009 | NYTimes.com

A Kaiser Permanente study that compared 17,372 diabetic patients to nondiabetics found 3.6% of those who had diabetes got atrial fibrillation, compared with 2.5% of nondiabetics. Researchers said men in both groups had higher fibrillation rates than women but only among women did diabetes specifically increase the risk.

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