Tag Archive: diagnosis

Jul 27

Simple measurement of the peripheral pulse (MPP)

Simple measurement of the peripheral pulse (MPP) at the radial artery appears to be an effective screening tool for diagnosis of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients who have had a stroke, suggests a new pilot study published online in Neurology on July 23.

Jan 07

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes before age 50 was associated with an increased risk of microvascular complications

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes before age 50 was associated with an increased risk of microvascular complications, based on a secondary analysis of data from the international ADVANCE trial. The risk of microvascular complications, such as eye and kidney disease, increased with disease duration but not with patient age. The risk of macrovascular complications, …

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