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Finasteride at 5 mg doses Linked to a Small Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Studies to date have had varied results as to whether finasteride leads to insulin resistance. In fact, some studies have suggested that inhibition of 5 alpha reductase could lead to insulin resistance whereas others hav
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U.K. participants were 55,000 men (mean age, 70) who received ≥2 prescriptions for dutasteride, finasteride, or tamsulosin. After a mean 5.2-year follow-up, 2100 men had developed type 2 diabetes. Adjusted for multiple variables, risk for type 2 diabetes was 32% and 26% higher in the dutasteride and finasteride groups, respectively, than in the tamsulosin group. Similar results were obtained for the Taiwan cohort and in propensity score–matched analyses.