Study links diabetes to lower prostate cancer risk

02/28/2013 | Renal and Urology News

Diabetes was associated with a 46% lower risk of prostate cancer in men with coronary heart disease and a 36% reduced risk in those who also had metabolic syndrome, compared with men with coronary heart disease without diabetes, a study revealed. Researchers also found men with diabetes without metabolic syndrome had a 57% decreased risk of prostate cancer. The findings were published in Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Disease.

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