Consumption of sugar and sugar-sweetened foods and the risk of pancreatic cancer in a prospective study.

@article{Larsson2006ConsumptionOS,
  title={Consumption of sugar and sugar-sweetened foods and the risk of pancreatic cancer in a prospective study.},
  author={Susanna C Larsson and Leif A Bergkvist and Alicja Wolk},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={84 5},
  pages={1171-6}
}
BACKGROUND Emerging evidence indicates that hyperglycemia and hyperinsulinemia may be implicated in the development of pancreatic cancer. Frequent consumption of sugar and high-sugar foods may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer by inducing frequent postprandial hyperglycemia, increasing insulin demand, and decreasing insulin sensitivity. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to examine prospectively the association of the consumption of added sugar (ie, sugar added to coffee, tea… CONTINUE READING
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