The association of diabetes mellitus with liver, colon, lung, and prostate cancer is independent of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and gout in Taiwanese patients.

@article{Lee2012TheAO,
  title={The association of diabetes mellitus with liver, colon, lung, and prostate cancer is independent of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and gout in Taiwanese patients.},
  author={Mei-Yueh Lee and Kun-Der Lin and P L Hsiao and S. Shin},
  journal={Metabolism: clinical and experimental},
  year={2012},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={242-9}
}
Studies have shown an association between diabetes and cancer in Western countries; but this, as well as the influence of associated metabolic factors, must be confirmed by a prospective study in other population groups. This study aimed to investigate whether the strong association of cancer and diabetes is independent from the influence of hypertension, dyslipidemia, and gout in the Taiwanese population. A total of 985,815 study subjects were identified from the National Health Insurance in… CONTINUE READING
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