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Abstract

Usefulness Of Acetylsalicylic Acid In Diabetic Vascular Complications

Author(s): B. S Sathvik, M Ramesh, G Parthasarathi

Low dose acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) has been shown to reduce the risk of MI and thrombotic stroke in patient at high risk of vascular death. The deaths from heart disease and stroke are more frequent in diabetics than in non-diabetics. Does aspirin work in diabetic patients as a primary prevention strategy? This article summarizes literature and the role of aspirin therapy in diabetic patients.