A 39-year-old member asked:
is diabetes a risk factor for colon cancer?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Addiction Medicine 27 years experience
No: It is not a risk.
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Ophthalmology 18 years experience
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 54-year-old female asked:
Does cows milk cause diabetes 1 and colon cancer?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pathology 44 years experience
I think probably not: I've followed the diabetes claim for two decades; there are a bunch of good prospective studies showing no effect though the group originally reporting the finding is standing by its results. The studies on colon cancer and diet over the past decade surprised me -- the link with animal protein is weak at best. 2005 swedish study -- heavy dairy consumers had only 59% colon ca risk of others.
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 25, 2020
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