Want Better Diabetes Care? Find a Family Health Team, Says Study

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According to a study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal, a shift to family health teams results in improved diabetes care. It also helps with a number of other conditions, as well as with preventative care.

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Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells Could Be Suffocated by Diabetes Drug Metformin

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New discovery could be used to develop treatments that stop the pancreatic cancer stem cells using oxygen and prevent cancer returning after conventional treatment.

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Link Between Diabetes Drug Actos (Pioglitazone) and Bladder Cancer Risk Scrutinized

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Researchers analyzed 200,000 patients to examine the suspected link between pioglitazone (Actos), which is used to treat diabetes, and an increased risk of bladder cancer. Find out what they discovered.

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Research Shows Link Between Diabetes, Heart Disease and Cancer

Tim Byers, M.D., M.P.H. Colorado University Cancer Center associate director for cancer prevention and control.

There are a number of risk factors shared between diabetes, ischemic heart disease, and several different types of cancer.

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Advanced Stage Breast Cancer: Diabetic Women More Likely to be Diagnosed

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A new study confirms a strong link between diabetes and advanced breast cancer at diagnosis for women. Modifying breast cancer screening and detection practices may be needed in diabetic patients. [Read more…]

Diabetics with Cancer: Get Your Act Together or Sugar Levels Will Kill You Before Cancer Does

Diabetics are at a higher risk of getting cancer and uncontrolled high blood sugar is more likely to kill them and impairs their immune system’s ability to fight cancer.

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Group of Anti-Diabetic Drugs Can Lower Cancer Risk in Type 2 Diabetic Women Significantly

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Diabetes Increases Risk of Developing and Dying from Breast and Colon Cancer

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Blocking Sugar Intake May Reduce Cancer Risk or Progression in Diabetics

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Study: Common Diabetes Drug May Treat Ovarian Cancer

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