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Welcome to the ASCEND study website. ASCEND is a clinical trial which aims to find out whether aspirin and/or omega-3 fatty acids (fish oils) reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes in people with diabetes who did not already have any existing problems with their heart or blood circulation, when they started the study. It will help establish whether the benefits of taking these treatments outweigh any potential risks.

We would like to say a big "Thank you!" to all our ASCEND participants for your ongoing support for the study.

ascend eye assessment

Please click the following links for ASCEND-EYE Questionnaire and ASCEND-EYE Participant Information Leaflet.

Cognitive Function Assessment