Published in Hepatitis Weekly, November 19th, 2001
Previously, researchers in Italy reported virus-related chronic hepatitis and liver cirrhosis are associated with a heightened risk for impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes mellitus (see Hepatitis Week, November 12, 2001). Investigators in Kitakyushu, Japan at the University of Occupational and Environmental Health (UOEH) are now suggesting diabetes mellitus may play a role in the formation of primary liver cancer.
Primary liver cancer, one of the most common forms of cancer in the world, is caused...
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