Dr. Hilkovitz explains why diabetics may have a higher cancer risk than others.
It's higher than normal because during the prediabetic phase, diabetics have hyper-insulinism, too much insulin, and insulin is a growth factor, and they feel that under the influence of insulin, certain cells take off and grow abnormally, and this is one of the bases for cancer formation, but I am sure there are other factors as well.
About Dr. Hilkovitz, M.D., B.Ch.:
Dr. Gabriel Hilkovitz has been in private practice for 51 years working in internal medicine, primary care, with an emphasis in diabetes and works in connection with the Arizona Heart Institute. He is a former Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Hilkovitz was born and educated in South Africa and also engaged in academia in London, England and the United States.
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