Fasting serum glucose level and cancer risk in Korean men and women.

  title={Fasting serum glucose level and cancer risk in Korean men and women.},
  author={Sun Ha Jee and Heechoul Ohrr and Jae Woong Sull and Ji Eun Yun and Min Ji and Jonathan Matthew Samet},
  volume={293 2},
CONTEXT Diabetes is a serious and costly disease that is becoming increasingly common in many countries. The role of diabetes as a cancer risk factor remains unclear. OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between fasting serum glucose and diabetes and risk of all cancers and specific cancers in men and women in Korea. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Ten-year prospective cohort study of 1,298,385 Koreans (829,770 men and 468,615 women) aged 30 to 95 years who received health insurance from… CONTINUE READING


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