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Sugar or Stress: Which Is Worse?


Originally published on February 29, 2012, this blog was updated in March 2023. IMF Chairman of the Board and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Brian G.M. Durie discusses the use of PET scans as a reliable means to monitor multiple myeloma because it often uses a radioactive form of glucose (sugar) to help find cancer cells in the body. He explains how certain myeloma treatments can push the body toward glucose intolerance, and why it’s important for patients to track their blood sugar and to avoid high sugar items in their diet. Dr. Durie also focuses on the benefits of stress reduction. https://www.myeloma.org/blog/dr-duries/sugar-or-stress-sos-which-worse

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