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All Discussions Tagged 'cancer' (10)

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Study Finds No Increased Heart, Cancer Risk from Daily Insulin Glargine Use

June 11, 2012 (Philadelphia) – Daily insulin glargine injections, begun during the early stages of type 2diabetes, neither increased nor r…

Started by Emily Coles

0 Jun 11, 2012

Januvia could trigger pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer

Just received this information from UCLA. A new study from UCLA’s Larry L. Hillblom Islet Research Center finds that the Type 2 diabetes d…

Started by Manny Hernandez

60 May 28, 2012
Reply by Peetie

Can Insulin Cause Cancer????

Can Insulin Cause Cancer???? I just read some articles... and.... wait what!? I mean, I know cancer can happen for many reasons but... insu…

Started by Jim Allison

7 Feb 24, 2011
Reply by Anthony Holko

F.D.A. Steps Up Oversight of Infusion Pumps

This is good news in protecting insulin pump users and also other pumps that intravenously deliver food, fluids and drugs like pain medicat…

Started by FatCatAnna

0 Apr 24, 2010

should I get screened for pancreatic cancer?

I could use a sanity check from some steadier hands than I. I was diagnosed with LADA about 5 months ago. I'm 31 years old. I am positive…

Started by Bradley Friedman

4 Dec 25, 2009
Reply by Gerri

Patrick Swayze just died from Pancreatic Cancer :(

How sad. Rest in peace. What a fighter.

Started by Gary Bernstein

10 Sep 15, 2009
Reply by Terrie

Fighting Colon Cancer and Diabetes: Brian's Story

If you would like to suggest a member for next month's spotlight, contact us. Brian has been a member of TuDiabetes since mid-2008. In th…

Started by TuDiabetes Administration

10 Jul 29, 2009
Reply by Anne

What can the diabetes community learn from the cancer community?

I am in constant amazement about how massively ACTIVE the cancer patient community is. Not that we aren't active in diabetes, but when I si…

Started by Manny Hernandez

15 Jul 15, 2009
Reply by Nan Sojka

Down to 1 kidney, can't low carb, how do I eat now?

To expand on the title, I have kidney cancer, and had my right kidney removed on December 1st by an open radical nephrectomy. Now that I on…

Started by Suzy Smith

5 Dec 18, 2008
Reply by Twixcookie

Diabetes and Cancer Links

I just read this through The Diabetes Blog: "Women who had gest…

Started by Manny Hernandez

3 Sep 17, 2007
Reply by Next Dimensions




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