LDL cholesterol linked to increased cancer risk in diabetics

08/26/2008 | HealthDay News

New research found low or high levels of LDL cholesterol are linked to an increased cancer risk in Type 2 diabetics. The study of more than 6,100 diabetic patients found low levels were linked to a higher risk for cancers of the digestive organs, genital and urinary organs, and lymphatic and blood tissues, while high LDL cholesterol levels were tied to an increased risk of oral, digestive, bone, skin and breast cancers.

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