In a study of 65,000 subjects that appeared in the March issue of Diabetes Care, risk of cancer was 26 percent higher for women with high fasting blood sugar as opposed to the lowest. For men and women, high fasting glucose was significantly associated with an increased risk of cancer of the pancreas, endometrium, urinary tract and malignant melanoma.
Bonnie - we have said this for years. Cancer cells feed and proliferate on sugar and excess carbohydrates. My first order of business when seeing clients with cancer is to get them to stop consuming sugar!