Friday, May 14, 2021 – 17:41 | Last Updated: 14 05 2021 – 17:41
According to new studies, dietary restrictions applied in Type 2 diabetes patients after cancer diagnosis reduce both the formation of breast cancer and the risk of death due to breast cancer. Emphasizing that the risk of death due to breast cancer decreases by 20 percent in those who change their diet after the diagnosis of breast cancer, Medical Oncology Specialist Prof. Dr. Serdar Turhal said, “According to the research, dietary change reduces the risk of death from all cancers by 31 percent.”
NUTRITIONS OF THE PATIENTS WERE FOLLOWED EVERY 2-4 YEARS
Stating that 8320 breast cancer patients were evaluated in this study, Prof. Dr. Serdar Turhal said, “The patients filled out the questionnaires about how their diet was every 2 to 4 years, and the researchers evaluated the information about the course of breast cancer among those who pay attention to the diabetic diet after breast cancer and those who do not, and the occurrence of breast cancer in individuals who are not diagnosed with breast cancer. . Diabetes-compatible diet includes eating more bran, consuming coffee, nuts, fresh vegetables and fruits, consuming less saturated fat, eating less red meat, drinking less diet drinks and drinking less fruit juices.
Stating that this type of diet has been shown to reduce the development of diabetes by 40 percent in the general population, Prof. Dr. Turhal said, “In this study, its effect on cancer was investigated. “People with the highest risk of diabetes are those who take hormone therapy in the postmenopausal period and are less physically active.
DIABETES RISK-REDUCING DIET, REDUCES THE RISK OF DEATH
Sharing that 2146 of the patients who were followed up in a total of 13 years of follow-up in the study died, Prof. Dr. Serdar Turhal said, “While the deaths of 948 of these are due to breast cancer; The risk of death due to breast cancer has been reduced by 13 percent in those who follow a diet that reduces the risk of diabetes, and a 31 percent reduction has been achieved in all causes of death. “The risk of breast cancer has decreased by 20 percent and the risk of all deaths by 14 percent in those who make such dietary changes after the diagnosis of breast cancer.”