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Small daily aspirin dose 'cuts cancer risk'

Discussion in 'Diabetes News' started by Sid Bonkers, Dec 7, 2010.

  1. Sid Bonkers

    Sid Bonkers Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That is good news for me as I am at high risk of stroke or heart attack because of family history and am already taking my daily aspirin. Of course no-one should start taking it without talking to their GP first because of possible incompatibility with certain other medications.
     
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    Sorry to hear that Daisy... suppose I am the same... on Lisonpril awa the DM meds... so I am never far from the lav.... 8)
     
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    Good news for me too as I have been on 150mg daily for many years (around 17) and this sure does make good reading for a change.
     
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    Often wonder why my quack, sorry HCP, hasn't discussed this with me... they were also pretty cool about vit/min supplements and Benecol... a bit like "you wanna spend your money then go ahead but..." Hmm, not very helpful. 8)
     
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    This has been mentioned in most of the papers and covered by tv today, the small dose they are referring too is a 75mg tablet taken daily, but they are warning people not to start taking aspirin unless they have consulted their gp first.

    Nigel
     
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    Good point Nigel but as I said I actually brought this up with the nurse with the aforementioned reaction. Maybe even she has read this... then gone out and bought some shares in aspirin makers! 8)
     
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