For years I’ve been reporting the clear link between certain cancers and type 2 diabetes. I will go a step further and link these cancers to long term pre diabetes, too. Pancreatic, breast, prostate, skin cancers are directly related to hormonal imbalances…the root hormonal imbalance being insulin. Colon cancer is also a higher risk for type 2 diabetics.
Along with the hormonal imbalance of insulin, I feel that the inflammatory state caused by blood sugar imbalance not only contributes to the development of these cancers, but their outcome. The human body is designed to be in a state of equilibrium, and uncontrolled insulin, blood sugar, pre diabetes, and type 2 diabetes are states of disequilibrium, inflammation, and internal chaos.
Most people realize the link between heart disease, heart attack, stroke, vascular disease from diabetes…as the majority of people with pre diabetes and type 2 diabetes have midline fat deposits, elevated cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, blood pressure, AND blood sugar….but just recently, the medical community is beginning to correlate uncontrolled diabetes to higher risk and incidence of many cancers, and their outcomes.