Observation data published on the website of the Max Planck Society for Scientific Research, writes Nature.
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Cancer development often accompanies obesity, because it provokes a sluggish inflammatory reaction. The latter leads to damage in the cellular DNA, because of which, in a healthy person, the growth of cancer cells begins.
Colon cancer – what is it?
This is a group of malignant tumors, developing from the cells of the mucous membrane of the colon and rectum. About 1.4 million new cases of colorectal cancer are diagnosed worldwide every year – 9% of all newly diagnosed malignant tumors.
With obesity, there is often a decrease in the body's sensitivity to insulin. This increases the risk of cancer and diabetes.
In order for epithelial cells not to allow bacteria to enter the intestinal tissue, they must be firmly connected to each other.
Such intercellular contacts are made from a variety of proteins, and for these proteins to be, the corresponding genes must work. It turns out that such genes are activated by insulin.
Insulin therapy – the use of type 1 diabetes mellitus; ketoacidosis, diabetic hyperosmolar, hyper laccemic coma; pregnancy and childbirth with diabetes; significant decompensation of type 2 diabetes; lack of effect of treatment with other methods of type 2 diabetes; significant weight loss in diabetes; diabetic nephropathy.
Insulin therapy is used to treat type 1 diabetes mellitus.
The conclusion of scientists: insulin can protect against colorectal cancer.
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