Impact of new-onset diabetes mellitus on development of atrial fibrillation and heart failure in high-risk hypertension (from the VALUE Trial).

Abstract

Hypertension and diabetes mellitus (DM) are known risk factors for atrial fibrillation (AF). We investigated the influence of new-onset DM on developing AF in the VALUE trial population of high-risk hypertensive patients. Five thousand two hundred fifty patients of the 15,245 participants in the VALUE trial had DM at baseline and 1,298 of the initially… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2007.10.025

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