Type 2 diabetes linked to bowel cancer in men

One in 12 Australians will be diagnosed with bowel cancer before they reach the age of 85 but the risk of developing the condition doubles for men with type 2 diabetes.

While the study revealed an increased risk of all cancers in both men and women with type 2 diabetes, it was the two-fold increase in bowel cancer among men with type 2 diabetes that alarmed researchers.

Read more at University of Western Australia