Glycated hemoglobin and risk of first episode stroke in diabetic patients with atrial fibrillation: A cohort study.

@article{Saliba2015GlycatedHA,
  title={Glycated hemoglobin and risk of first episode stroke in diabetic patients with atrial fibrillation: A cohort study.},
  author={Walid Saliba and Ofra Barnett-Griness and Mazen Elias and Gadi Rennert},
  journal={Heart rhythm},
  year={2015},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={886-92}
}
BACKGROUND Diabetes is associated with an increased risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. Whether glycemic control, evaluated by glycated hemoglobin, affects the risk of stroke in diabetic patients with atrial fibrillation remains unknown. OBJECTIVE To examine the association between glycated hemoglobin and risk of first episode stroke in diabetic patients with atrial fibrillation. METHODS By using the computerized database of the largest health maintenance organization in… CONTINUE READING
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