Diabetic Women Have Higher Rate of Cancer

It is estimated that 1.2 million Australians have diabetes. There has been an increase of 300 percent in the last 15 years. Those with lower incomes are twice as likely to contract the disease as higher income earners.


More people die of diabetes in  rural areas, particularly Aboriginals. Furthermore, Diabetic women are 27 percent more likely to get cancer, usually kidney, stomach or oral. The rate for men is 19 percent. The reason for this difference is not known.

The belief that anti-oxidants extend life has been disproven in animal trials. However, it is planned to treat the ailment by giving supplements of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ). Hopefully, this will raise the level of oxidants thus preventing pre-dabetes.

It has been found that a genetic disposition will change gut microbiota before type 1 diabetes expresses itself. Eating the "wrong" food interacts with the unhealthy microbiota and this detrimentally affects the way sugar levels are controlled.

Ryzodeg injection can be given to help regulate blood sugar in both type 1 and type 2 sufferers. It has just been listed in the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. The once a day injection is a revolution in treatment and will reduce the number of diabetes-related limb amputations.

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