J Gastroenterol 2014 Jul 16;49(7):1145-51. Epub 2014 Jan 16.
Department of Family Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, 138, Sheng Li Road, Tainan, 70403, Taiwan, ROC.
Background: While diabetes is considered as a risk factor for colorectal cancer, there are few studies that address the association between glycemic statuses and different colon polyps, ranging from non-neoplastic polyps to advanced adenomatous polyps.
Methods: A total of 6,348 participants, consisting of 3,777 men and 2,571 women, with a mean age of 50.5 years, were included for final analysis after excluding subjects with a past history of colorectal cancer, colon polyps/polypectomy, familial adenomatous polyposis, and colorectomy, or missing data. Read More