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

Family Health Team

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


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


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

Diabetes and Breast Cancer Diagnosis

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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