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BC population-based study examines the link between diabetes medications and the risk of endometrial cancer
It is well recognized that women with type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of endometrial (uterine) cancer. There are various pharmacotherapy options for diabetes, including metformin and thiazolidinediones, which reduce insulin levels (insulin-sensitizing drugs), and secretagogues, which increase circulating insulin levels. As hyperinsulinemia is recognized as a risk factor for the development of endometrial … Continue reading “BC population-based study examines the link between diabetes medications and the risk of endometrial cancer”
We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Jan Christilaw has been appointed to the Order of Canada, which was announced by the Right Honourable David Johnston over the holidays. Dr. Christilaw has spent her career working to improve health outcomes and building capacity of health care providers here in BC, throughout Canada and the … Continue reading “Dr. Jan Christilaw appointed as Member to the Order of Canada”
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