Diabetes increases the risk of total cancer
Preventing diabetes is now a cause of deep concern for the entire global population.
Recent scientific studies can cause alarming anxiety for diabetics and global populations;Not only is the increase in diabetes a global problem, now researchers are suggesting that diabetes increases the rick total cancer and site- specific cancers of the breast, endometrium. Bladder, liver, colorectum and pancreas, on the other hand is little consoling news in the fact that decreases the risk of prostate cancer.
Its like a to edged sword when the researches suggest that the treatment for diabetes might effect the risk of cancer, along with some of the known reasons like obesity, smoking and lack of exercise,
Which is worse, the cure or the side effects?
We are aware that the list of side effects for some medicines will drive fear into many patients, in this case it would appear that the main treatment for diabetic -insulin might be associated with the risk of cancer.
This research might have prompted The American Diabetes association and the American Cancer Society to review the evidence regarding the association between diabetes and cancer and whether diabetes treatment influence the risk of cancer or cancer prognosis.
Research has suggested that diabetic patients have a higher risk of cancer death than non- diabetic people; further to that cancer patients with pr-existing diabetes have higher short-term and long -term moralities
10 Leading causes of death
1. Heart Disease
3. Unintentional injuries
4. Chronic lower respiratory disease
5. Stroke and cerebrovascular diseases
6. Alzheimer’ disease
8. Influenza and Pneumonia
9. Kidney disease
Diabetes is on the increase world-wide
The link between diabetes and cancer i a strong motivation to follow ways to avoid getting diabetes
Cut sugar, refined carbs and processed foods
Exercise daily for at lest 30 minutes
Drink water as your regular beverage and avoid sugary sodas
Manage your weight say no to obesity
Follow a low carb diet
Adopt a plant based diet as much as possible ( See aboutdiabetesnsrokes.com)
Avoid large portions, make breakfast and lunch your main meals, eat a light snack before 7pm.
Avoid sedentary behaviors- sitting during most of the day- little physical exercise
Eat a high fiber diet- avocado, broccoli, figs, berries, cereal, beans, lentils., artichokes, pears, brown rice, peas, chia seeds, nuts,
Make sure you get enough Vitamin D-tuna, salmon, mackerel, orange juice, some dairy product
Drink Tea or Coffee
Research availability of natural herbs for good health.
All in all be disciplined, especially exercising every day,
Stay healthy and live long in good health, by the grace of God and sound health education.
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