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Aspirin therapy may not lower heart attack risk for those with type 2 diabetes

In the journals Low-dose aspirin therapy is standard treatment for people who have suffered a heart attack or stroke to protect them from a second one. But what about people who donít have cardiovascular disease, but do have specific risk factors, such as type 2 diabetes? A study published in the Feb. 14, 2017, Circulation found that low-dose aspirin therapy in fact did not lower this groupís risk for heart attack or stroke.…

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