Over the last three decades, the relationship between type 2 diabetes and breast cancer has been evaluated by numerous epidemiological studies. Most of these support a positive association between diabetes and breast cancer, with several recent meta-analyses suggesting that women with type 2 diabetes are at significantly greater risk of developing, relapsing with, and dying from breast cancer than women who do not have diabetes Larsson et al. The relationship between insulin, specifically, and breast cancer has been assessed by several epidemiological studies.
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Ingrid L. As a Nurse Practitioner she has done extensive patient teaching in regard to medical issues, disease and prevention. Lifestyle and nutritional counseling has been a focus of her practice.
IPM programs, as defined by the US Environmental Protection Agency, use biological, cultural, physical, mechanical, educational, and chemical methods in site-specific combinations to solve the pest problem, and. Whereasthe goal of IPM is to prioritize pest control options which represent the least risk of damage to the environment, non-target species, and humans. Chemical controls are used only when needed, as a last resort, and in the least-toxic formulation that is effective, and.
Ingrid developed and has been providing the Proactive Breast Wellness program for her patients on a one to one basis since She presented infrared PowerPoint presentations to local health departments and county commissioners concerning women exposed to toxic herbicides that showed changes in breast tissue. Ingrid was instrumental in halting the roadside herbicide spraying in Lane County Oregon and endeavors to alert the public and medical professionals as to the dangers of estrogen mimickers and their affect on rising cancer rates.
Conventional X-ray mammography has low diagnostic sensitivity for women with dense breasts. As a result, alternative contrast-enhanced screening tools such as dual energy mammography DEMcomputed tomography CTmagnetic resonance imaging MRIand near-infrared fluorescence NIRF imaging are being used or investigated for these women. However, currently available contrast agents are non-ideal, have safety issues, and each imaging technique requires a different contrast agent.
This international list of qualified breast thermography centers has been compiled in response to the volume of inquiries we have received concerning referrals for breast thermography. We will be updating this list frequently as more centers become available. This page is not an official endorsement of any of the labs listed or of any additional services or treatments that they may offer and is provided solely for your reference in contacting a thermographic breast center nearest you.