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Emily Delzell


Antiplatelet Therapy Resistance in Diabetes Due to Low Vitamin D

August 16, 2019

Severe vitamin D deficiency in people with diabetes treated with dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is associated with high residual platelet reactivity in patients taking the adenosine-diphosphate (ADP) antagonists ticagrelor or prasugrel, according to an exploratory study epublished on June 7 by Vascular Pharmacology.