Type 2 diabetes mellitus and colorectal neoplasia risk in Hispanics: a case-control study.

@article{DazAlgorri2015Type2D,
  title={Type 2 diabetes mellitus and colorectal neoplasia risk in Hispanics: a case-control study.},
  author={Yaritza D{\'i}az-Algorri and Mar{\'i}a Eugenia Lozada and Sof{\'i}a M L{\'o}pez and Carlos E. Bertran-Rodriguez and Cinthia M Gonz{\'a}lez-Hern{\'a}ndez and Dilka Gonz{\'a}lez and Cynthia M. P{\'e}rez-Cardona and J. L. Cl{\'i}nica Universitaria Hern{\'a}ndez and Carmen Pedrosa and Doris H. Toro and Mar{\'i}a Gonz{\'a}lez-Pons and Marcia Cruz-Correa},
  journal={Journal of diabetes and its complications},
  year={2015},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={
          502-7
        }
}
AIMS There is inconclusive evidence regarding the potential link between diabetes mellitus (DM) and colorectal cancer (CRC). Associations between type 2 DM and colorectal neoplasia (CRN; colorectal cancer and/or adenomas) have not been well studied in Hispanics, an ethnic minority at high risk for type 2 DM. This study aims to assess the association between type 2 DM and CRN in Hispanics. METHODS Hispanics with incident CRN and colonoscopy-negative controls from 2005 to 2009 were evaluated… CONTINUE READING
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