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Transient atrial fibrillation precipitated by hypoglycaemia: two case reports.
  1. A. Collier,
  2. D. M. Matthews,
  3. R. J. Young,
  4. B. F. Clarke
  1. Diabetic and Dietetic Department, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK.


    We describe two insulin-dependent diabetic females who presented with severe hypoglycaemia associated with atrial fibrillation which reverted to sinus rhythm after intravenous dextrose. Atrial fibrillation has not previously been reported as a complication of hypoglycaemia in insulin-dependent diabetic patients.

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