AskNadia: Type 1 Eating Broccoli With Mustard to Prevent Cancer

Dear Nadia, I am a type 1 of 30 years with concerns about cancer and diabetes. I started eating mustard powder on steam broccoli because it blocks cancer. Have you come across any research that contradicts this theory? Maryland Dear Maryland: Science research has proven what we eat does make a difference in our overall health. 30-40 percent of cancers are preventable by making dietary

Read more

Study Finds No link Between Insulin and Breast Cancer

While recent research suggests that having diabetes increases the risk of developing breast cancer, another new study shows that the use of insulin to control blood glucose levels may not be a factor. A study released last month by Dr. Kirstin De Bruijn, a PhD student in the Surgery Department at the Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and colleagues analyzed data from numerous

Read more

Metformin Lowers Breast Cancer Risk

Metformin is the aspirin of the diabetes world, an almost-wonder drug that proves itself again and again the longer it’s around. This time, a new study shows that postmenopausal women with diabetes who have taken metformin for several years are 25 percent less likely to develop breast cancer than nondiabetic women. The study, conducted by the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, analyzed data on

Read more