Diabetes and A-fib - from FDA reports


A-fib is found among people with Diabetes, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, take medication Avandia and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have A-fib with Diabetes. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,105 people who have Diabetes from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Jan, 22, 2018

3,105 people who have Diabetes and A-Fib are studied.

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Gender of people who have Diabetes and experience A-Fib *:

  • female: 41.44 %
  • male: 58.56 %

Age of people who have Diabetes and experience A-Fib *:

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.38 %
  • 20-29: 0.38 %
  • 30-39: 0.77 %
  • 40-49: 5.3 %
  • 50-59: 23.03 %
  • 60+: 70.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (469 people, 15.10%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (240 people, 7.73%)
  • Preventive Health Care (111 people, 3.57%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (98 people, 3.16%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (90 people, 2.90%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Avandia (1,920 people, 61.84%)
  • Metformin (332 people, 10.69%)
  • Avandamet (331 people, 10.66%)
  • Lasix (292 people, 9.40%)
  • Lipitor (205 people, 6.60%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (1,253 people, 40.35%)
  • Heart Attack (861 people, 27.73%)
  • Coronary Heart Disease (573 people, 18.45%)
  • Stroke (339 people, 10.92%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (217 people, 6.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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