Patients with diabetes are asking if they should STOP taking a daily aspirin

Patients with diabetes are asking if they should STOP taking a daily aspirin...due to all the press that it doesn't work.

Two new studies suggest that aspirin DOESN'T prevent FIRST heart attacks in people with diabetes.

This is a surprise. People with diabetes have increased platelet aggregation...so it makes sense that aspirin's antiplatelet effects would reduce blood clotting and prevent cardiac events.

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