Effect of obesity and hyperglycemia on benign prostatic hyperplasia in elderly patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes

To investigate the relationship between blood glucose levels, age, body mass index (BMI), and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes.

A total of 141 BPH patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes participated in this study.

Their glucose level, international prostate symptom score (IPSS), prostate volume (PV), and maximum urinary flow rate (Qmax) were determined and analyzed.

Compared to patients in 60-69 years of age, those in 70-79 years of age had higher IPSS and PV values (11. 10±2. 68 vs. 16. 09±2. 64, respectively; P

Aging, obesity, high glucose level, and insulin resistance increase the risk of BPH progression in elderly patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes. Managing body weight and lowering the level of glycosylated hemoglobin may slow the progression of BPH in people with type 2 diabetes.

International journal of clinical and experimental medicine. 2015 Jul 15*** epublish ***

Zhe Chen, Li Miao, Xia Gao, Guang Wang, Yuan Xu

Department of Endocrinology, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University Beijing, China. , Department of Endocrinology, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University Beijing, China. , Department of Endocrinology, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University Beijing, China. , Department of Endocrinology, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University Beijing, China. , Department of Endocrinology, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University Beijing, China.

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