As the title says, this isn’t about cancer but it is about science, on Monday the 15th of February, there will be a talk at Foresterhill about diabetes, over 22, 000 people in Grampian have diabetes so this will probably be of interest to a lot of people. The talk is open to anyone [...]
This week I wrote a post on diabetes and breast cancer (September 16th 2009), where I mentioned that the diabetes drug metformin, also known as Glucopahge or Fortamet has been shown to block tumor growth and prolong remission in mice.
I thought I’d write a bit more about this research, it interests me for [...]
Women with diabetes have a slightly higher risk of developing breast cancer than women without diabetes. Most of the studies have looked at people with type 2 diabetes, simply because more people have type 2 diabetes than type 1. Type 2 diabetes tends to develop as you get older and your are more likely [...]