Jun 14, 2012

Research Examines Major Bleeding Risk With Low-Dose Aspirin Use in Patients With and Without Diabetes - JAMA

ScienceDaily (June 5, 2012) — Among nearly 200,000 individuals, daily use of low-dose aspirin was associated with an increased risk of major gastrointestinal or cerebral bleeding, according to a study in the June 6 issue of JAMA. The authors also found that patients with diabetes had a high rate of major bleeding, irrespective of aspirin use.

News Source: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/06/120605172017.htm 

 Scientific journal reference:
  1. Giuseppe Lucisano. Association of Aspirin Use With Major Bleeding in Patients With and Without DiabetesAspirin Use and Major Bleeding in Diabetes. JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 2012; 307 (21): 2286 DOI: 10.1001/jama.2012.5034



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