Harvard Men's Health Watch
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.