Public service announcement.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Early detection is important – through monthly breast self-exams, annual breast exams performed in the medical setting in conjunction with pap and pelvic exams, and annual mammograms for those women over the age of 40.

By the way, there was a recent study showing that women with type 2 diabetes may have increased risk of breast cancer. The idea behind this statistic is that insulin resistance may contribute to the development of breast tumors.

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