Dietary glycemic index, glycemic load, and the risk of endometrial cancer: a case-control study and meta-analysis.

@article{Galeone2013DietaryGI,
  title={Dietary glycemic index, glycemic load, and the risk of endometrial cancer: a case-control study and meta-analysis.},
  author={Carlotta Galeone and Livia S.A. Augustin and Maria Filomeno and Stefano Malerba and Antonella Zucchetto and Claudio Pelucchi and Maurizio Montella and Renato Talamini and Silvia Franceschi and Carlo la Vecchia},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={38-45}
}
Carbohydrates and the dietary glycemic index (GI) influence insulin secretion and insulin-like growth factors, and may exert relevant effects on obesity and diabetes, both of which are important risk factors for endometrial cancer. We studied the association between dietary GI and glycemic load (GL) and endometrial cancer using data from an Italian case-control study. This included 454 women with histologically confirmed endometrial cancer and 908 controls admitted to the same hospitals for… CONTINUE READING