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Type 2 diabetics studied in low-dose Aspirin Trial

November 6, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Type 2 diabetics treated with low-dose aspirin did not have significantly lower incidence of atherosclerotic events than those who received placebo in this primary prevention trial of low-dose aspirin, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions. However, subgroup and analyses showed a significant reduction with aspirin in both atherosclerotic events in those over 65 years of age, and a reduction in cerebrocardiovascular deaths. Results from the Japanese Primary Prevention of Atherosclerosis with Aspirin for Diabetes (JPAD) trial were presented as a late-breaking clinical trial.

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Aspirin may prevent Diabetic Retinopathy

January 10, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Initial results of new research suggest that aspirin,taken at relatively low doses, can prevent microangiopathy (a disease affecting small blood vessels).  The study found that aspirin at relatively low concentrations prevented microangiopathy in rats. However, study investigators said that before they can recommend the use of aspirin for diabetic retinopathy, they still need to know the minimal dose in which aspirin would be effective, and which processes in the retinal vessel it targets. » Continue Reading

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