September 1999 Issue
Women double their risk of colon or rectal cancer if their waists measure more than 32 inches (men over 36 inches), conclude researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, who followed more than 5,800 older adults for seven years. Moreover, those with the highest blood sugar levels were twice as likely to develop those cancers as those with lower levels. Excessive insulin may induce cancerous cell changes in the colon. Journal of
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