Patients who have had a recent diagnosis of diabetes mellitus (DM) and have undergone a surgical resection for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma may have poorer survival outcomes than those without diabetes, or those with longstanding DM, according to a recent study.
The prospective observational study looked at 296 patients. Of that group, 140 had DM—26 with longstanding disease, 99 with recent-onset DM, and 15 whose diagnosis date was unknown. Read more . . .