Diabetes-Cancer Links

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Did you know there are links between type 2 diabetes and cancer? These risks are elevated for liver, pancreas, colon and endometrial cancers; probably higher for breast, bladder, kidney and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, also. Lifestyle choices influence the risk for both diseases. Choices that decrease the risk of cancer also promote the control of diabetes because of shared risk factors. To learn more read the American Institute of Cancer Research discussion of this topic.

PositiveTip: Eat healthfully, exercise daily, and maintain ideal weight to reduce the risk of cancer and type 2 diabetes.