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  2. Dec 1, 2023

Diabetes Increases Risk of Colorectal Cancer

New research suggests that the elevated blood sugar levels seen in type 2 diabetes increases the risk of colorectal cancer. In a study largely made up of African Americans, those with a diabetes diagnosis were 47% more likely to develop colorectal cancer than those without diabetes.1 More evidence has shown that choosing a plant-based diet can help prevent2 and reverse diabetes3 and reduce the risk of developing colon cancer.4

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