Does aspirin use reduce cardiovascular risk in diabetes?

John A Colwell
Nature Reviews. Endocrinology 2009, 5 (4): 188-90
The use of aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular events in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus is controversial. According to the findings of a Japanese trial, aspirin does not reduce the risk of cardiovascular events in this group of patients, unless they are aged 65 years and above.

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