Atrial fibrilation and diabetes mellitus

Authors: Anna Vachulová
Authors‘ workplace: Oddelenie arytmií a kardiostimuláce, Klinika kardiológie a angiológie, NÚSCH a. s., Bratislava
Published in: Forum Diab 2017; 6(3): 141-145
Category: Topic


Atrial fibrillation and diabetes mellitus are both highly prevalent and global public health issues. Importantly patients with diabetes mellitus are at increased risk for stroke when atrial fibrillation is present, and diabetes is thus part of stroke risk prediction tools.

Key words:
atrial fibrillation, diabetes mellitus, stroke, NOACs, non- vitamin K Antagonists


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