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Some family physicians prescribe low dose aspirin purely as a preventative measure for t2 diabetics, that is, even if the patient's cardiology is fine. i read in a newspaper that aspirin doesn't work for diabetics? is there anything to this?

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Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Recent Studies: There was a recent study within the last several months that shows in Non diabetes and diabetes alike that low dose asprin does not prevent a first MI(Heart Attack).However,it does help if had a previous MI.However,listen to your doctor because this is still being actively researched

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