AACE: Does Diabetes Raise the Risk of Cancer?



Paul Jellinger, MD, medical editor of Clinical Endicronology News, and Philip Levy, MD, Phoenix Endocrinology Clinic, Phoenix, AZ, discuss the relationship of cancer to diabetes at the 2012 annual meeting of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE). The doctors relate the most recent findings regarding the relationship between insulin, obesity, gastric bypass surgery, and other factors for diabetics and the possibility of an increased risk for some types of cancer.