Friday, June 04, 2010

Asprin use in Diabetic Patients

Hmmmmm... It looks like aspirin use in diabetic patients is not as "cut and dry" as we once thought. But still, most of my diabetic patients seem to meet the criteria since they are typically older patients with multiple risk factors for cardiovascular events:
The organizations state that only men older than 50 and women older than 60 who have one or more additional major risk factors should be treated with aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular events.


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