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Can radiation therapy treat diabetes?

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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Diabetes is caused when the pancreas does not produce any or enough Insulin for the body to be able to store glucose.
Radiation has no possible ability to cause the pancreas to make insulin.

In brief: No

Diabetes is caused when the pancreas does not produce any or enough Insulin for the body to be able to store glucose.
Radiation has no possible ability to cause the pancreas to make insulin.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Radiation is most commonly used to treat cancer.
It has no role in the management of diabetes.

In brief: No

Radiation is most commonly used to treat cancer.
It has no role in the management of diabetes.
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
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