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Diabetes - Daily Aspirin Use

One of the five goals for the best diabetes care is taking an aspirin daily (as appropriate). Patients with diabetes that are of a certain age and/or have other chronic conditions (such as vascular disease) can benefit from taking a low dose of aspirin. Ask your doctor if you should be taking a daily aspirin.

Aspirin is thought to keep red blood cells from clumping together. When these cells clump together a clot can form, possibly causing a heart attack or stroke. When someone has diabetes, these cells can clump more easily and taking aspirin daily can reduce this risk.

High quality care for diabetes may include taking aspirin. Talk to your health care provider to see if taking aspirin is appropriate for your condition. This goal is part of the D5, five treatment goals created to make it easier for patients with diabetes and their health care team to focus on treatments that have the greatest health impact.

Talk with your doctor about how you're doing on your D5. Learn more at www.theD5.org.



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Diabetes

Most Recent Report

Past Reports

Rate: 59%
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2013 Report (2012 DOS)
(* Avg: 38%)
Rate: 52%
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2012 Report (2011 DOS)
(* Avg: 38%)
Rate: 40%
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2011 Report (2010 DOS)
(* Avg: 37%)
Rate: 21%
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2010 Report (2009 DOS)
(* Avg: 25%)

Diabetes - Blood Pressure

Most Recent Report

Past Reports

Rate: 86%
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2013 Report (2012 DOS)
(* Avg: 84%)
Rate: 85%
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2012 Report (2011 DOS)
(* Avg: 84%)
Rate: 88%
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2011 Report (2010 DOS)
(* Avg: 83%)
Rate: 54%
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2010 Report (2009 DOS)
(* Avg: 58%)

Diabetes - LDL Control

Most Recent Report

Past Reports

Rate: 66%
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2013 Report (2012 DOS)
(* Avg: 62%)
Rate: 70%
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2012 Report (2011 DOS)
(* Avg: 62%)
Rate: 60%
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2011 Report (2010 DOS)
(* Avg: 60%)
Rate: 44%
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2010 Report (2009 DOS)
(* Avg: 57%)

Diabetes - HbA1c Control

Most Recent Report

Past Reports

Rate: 92%
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2013 Report (2012 DOS)
(* Avg: 74%)
Rate: 87%
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2012 Report (2011 DOS)
(* Avg: 75%)
Rate: 82%
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2011 Report (2010 DOS)
(* Avg: 75%)
Rate: 85%
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2010 Report (2009 DOS)
(* Avg: 72%)

Diabetes - Tobacco-free

Most Recent Report

Past Reports

Rate: 93%
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2013 Report (2012 DOS)
(* Avg: 84%)
Rate: 89%
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2012 Report (2011 DOS)
(* Avg: 84%)
Rate: 81%
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2011 Report (2010 DOS)
(* Avg: 83%)
Rate: 77%
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2010 Report (2009 DOS)
(* Avg: 83%)

Diabetes - Daily Aspirin Use

Most Recent Report

Past Reports

Rate: 100%
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2013 Report (2012 DOS)
(* Avg: 99%)
Rate: 100%
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2012 Report (2011 DOS)
(* Avg: 99%)
Rate: 100%
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2011 Report (2010 DOS)
(* Avg: 99%)
Rate: 83%
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2010 Report (2009 DOS)
(* Avg: 86%)