New Komen Perspective article - Diabetes and Breast cancer (October 2014)

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New Komen Perspective article - Diabetes and Breast cancer (October 2014) - Monday, November 03, 2014 10:43 AM
Diabetes and Breast Cancer (October 2014) Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high levels of glucose in the blood. Most of what we eat is broken down into glucose, a form of sugar in the blood that is the main source of fuel for our bodies. So what does this have to do with breast cancer? Recent studies show a link between breast cancer risk and type 2 diabetes. In addition, many risk factors for type 2 diabetes, such as being overweight overlap with risk factors for breast cancer. Find out more including what Susan G. KomenĀ® is doing to support this active area of research. - See more at: http://ww5.komen.org/komenperspective.htm#sthash.p21REO1O.dpuf