Sulphonylureas and cancer: a case–control study

  title={Sulphonylureas and cancer: a case–control study},
  author={Matteo Monami and Caterina Lamanna and Daniela Balzi and Niccol̀o Marchionni and Edoardo Mannucci},
  journal={Acta Diabetologica},
This study was aimed at the assessment of incidence of malignancies in type 2 diabetic patients treated with different sulphonylureas. A matched case–control study was performed. Cases were 195 diabetic patients aged 69.0 ± 9.2 years who had an incident malignancy. Controls were 195 diabetic patients, unaffected by cancer, who were matched with the corresponding case for age, sex, duration of diabetes, BMI, HbA1c, comorbidity, smoking and alcohol abuse. Exposure to hypoglycaemic drugs during… CONTINUE READING


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