The association of atrial fibrillation (AF) with an increased risk of stroke and heart failure makes it a serious health condition. Many people have AF and do not know it, and its prevalence continues to rise in parallel with the growing numbers of people living with obesity and cardiac risk factors.1,2
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Mandrola J, Foy A, Naccarelli G. Screening for Atrial Fibrillation Comes With Many Snags. JAMA Intern Med. 2018;178(10):1296–1298. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.4038
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