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 Mar, 24, 2018

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

Number of reports submitted per year:

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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 (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 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 (narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries): 573 people, 18.45%
  • Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen): 339 people, 10.92%
  • Cardiac Disorder: 217 people, 6.99%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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