Potential implications of coronary artery calcium testing for guiding aspirin use among asymptomatic individuals with diabetes.
We conclude that CAC can help risk stratify individuals with diabetes and may aid in selection of patients who may benefit from therapies such as low-dose aspirin for primary prevention of CVD.
- Journal: Diabetes Care
- Year: 2012
- Topic: Antiplatelet Therapy, Cardiac CT, Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome, Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
- Read more articles by: Roger S. Blumenthal, MD, Michael Blaha, MD, MPH, Khurram Nasir, MD, MPH