pancreatic cancer

Diabetics More Prone for Particular Cancers

by Mark Benson on September 16, 2011

Diabetes can increase risk of cancer

According to U.S. study, people suffering from diabetes suffer a higher risk to contract certain kinds of cancer than those who have normal blood sugar levels. The male diabetics are prone to suffer from pancreatic cancer while female women have an increased risk of contracting breast cancer.

The conclusion came after a telephone survey of almost 400,000 adults. The results yielded that for every hundred male diabetics, sixteen suffered from cancer while for every hundred female diabetics, seventeen had cancer. Comparatively, for those who don’t suffer from diabetes, only seven men out of a hundred and ten out of a hundred had cancer. [click to continue…]

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