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Type 2 diabetes mellitus, glycemic control, and cancer risk

Onitilo, Adedayo A.; Stankowski, Rachel V.; Berg, Richard; Engel, Jessica M.; Glurich, Ingrid; Williams, Gail; Doi, Suhail A.


Type 2 diabetes mellitus is characterized by prolonged hyperinsulinemia, insulin resistance, and progressive hyperglycemia. Disease management relies on glycemic control through diet, exercise, and pharmacological intervention. The goal of the present study was to examine the effects of glycemic control and the use of glucose-lowering medication on the risk of breast, prostate, and colon cancer. Patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus (N=9486) between 1 January 1995 and 31 December...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-03
Type: Journal article
Source: European Journal of Cancer Prevention
DOI: 10.1097/CEJ.0b013e3283656394


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