Prostate disease drugs linked to diabetes

The findings are not a 'major concern' but may mean changes to how patients are monitored, UK researchers say
Australian Associated Press
Enlarged prostate

Men prescribed medications such as finasteride and dutasteride for symptoms of prostate disease have been found to have a raised risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

A BMJ study has looked at health records from around 55,000 UK men who had been prescribed 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors over an 11-year period.