Onset Diabetes With Weight Loss Show 7-Times Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

Onset Diabetes With Weight Loss Show 7-Times Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

People With Recent Onset Diabetes Accompanied By A Weight Loss Above 8 Pounds Have A High Risk of Getting Pancreatic Cancer

Written By Jeff Minard
Contributed To MedPage Today
August 14, 2020

Article based on 30-year study by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. “As shown in their study online in JAMA Oncology, individuals with recent-onset diabetes who lost more than 8 lbs had close to seven times the risk (HR 6.75, 95% CI 4.55-10.0). These associations were even stronger in those who were older, had a healthy body weight, and who had not intended to lose weight.”

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