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Prostate medicine linked to diabetes risk

Medicines prescribed to reduce the symptoms of prostate disease have been linked to an increased likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes. A new study looked at health records from around 55,000 UK men who had been prescribed 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors over ...

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Managing diabetes in aged care

Older diabetes sufferers are at risk of many problems, including malnutrition, but best practice is to balance blood glucose levels and quality of life.  Diabetes is a growing health problem, characterised by the body’s reduced capacity or inability to control ...

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