Journal: Diabetes Care
Publication Date: 05/2001
Summary: Observational study of nondiabetic French men. Peripheral hyperinsulinemia, indicative of very high portal insulin concentrations, predicted fatal liver cancer in these nondiabetic men, but was inversely associated with fatal lip, oral cavity, and pharynx cancer; stomach cancer; and larynx cancer
Journal: Annals of Oncology
Publication Date: 01/2001
Summary: Dietary glycemic load and glycemic index were compared in patients with colorectal cancer versus hospitalized controls. The positive associations of glycemic index and load with colorectal cancer suggest a detrimental role of refined carbohydrates in the etiology of the disease.