Higher Barrett's esophagus risk seen in diabetes patients

08/28/2013 | Healio

A study in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology revealed diabetes patients were at an increased risk of developing Barrett's esophagus and potentially esophageal adenocarcinoma compared with those without diabetes, regardless of whether they smoked, were obese or had gastroesophageal reflux disease. However, researchers said prospective studies are required to further analyze the link between the conditions.

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