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Jan. 23, 2018

Over the past couple of weeks in our main newsletter, Steve has introduced you to the idea of using software that includes considerations for insurance coverage and cost to pinpoint diabetes care. However, we all know that patients with diabetes have multiple disease states and we need to maximize therapy …

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International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 4th Ed., Excerpt #109: Type 2 Diabetes and Cancer Part 2

Links between diabetes and cancer: common risk factors

Epidemiologic studies demonstrate that those with diabetes are more likely to develop cancer, but the mechanisms through which this may occur are incompletely understood. The American Diabetes Association and the American Cancer Society published a consensus report in 2010, with the aim of examining the knowledge regarding the association between diabetes and cancer, exploring the risk factors for both conditions, to examine their possible biologic links and to determine whether certain treatments for diabetes modify cancer risk.

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