Diabetes and its relationship to pancreatic carcinoma.

  title={Diabetes and its relationship to pancreatic carcinoma.},
  author={Murat Saruç and Parviz M. Pour},
  volume={26 4},
INTRODUCTION The mechanism of impaired glucose metabolism that develops in most patients with pancreatic cancer (PC) is obscure and the association between PC and diabetes is controversial. According to the published data, about 70% of patients with PC have an impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) or frank diabetes, whereas 30% do not. Up to 60% of the patients… CONTINUE READING