Cancer and other conditions

Diabetes and cancer treatment

Here is some information about how cancer treatment can affect your diabetes, making it difficult to control your blood sugar level. There are tips to help you cope with treatment side effects. There is also information about managing your diabetes if you have advanced cancer.

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About diabetes and cancer

Diabetes is a condition where there is too much sugar in the blood. About 1 in 5 people with cancer (20%) also have diabetes.