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ASCEND: A Study of Cardiovascular Events iN Diabetes: Characteristics of a randomized trial of aspirin and of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation in 15,480 people with diabetes

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The use of aspirin for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is firmly established, and the proportional reductions in heart attacks and strokes appear to be similar in people with and without diabetes. Uncertainty remains about the role of antiplatelet treatments for primary prevention of CVD, and guidelines vary in their recommendations. It has also been hypothesised that long-term aspirin can prevent gastro-intestinal and other cance...

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10.1016/j.ahj.2017.12.006

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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
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Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
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American Heart Journal Journal website
Volume:
198
Pages:
135-144
Publication date:
2017-12-24
Acceptance date:
2017-12-08
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1097-6744
ISSN:
0002-8703
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2017-12-13

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