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Smoking raises Asians’ chances of getting diabetes

Asian American active smokers increase their susceptibility to diabetes by 30-40% compared with nonsmokers, according to major medical societies, the U.S. Surgeon General, and recent studies....One way to reduce diabetes risk is to quit smoking. The Asian
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 18, 2018 13:16
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[China] Smoking linked with higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Although adiposity is the major modifiable risk factor for diabetes, other research in China suggests this can explain only about 50% of the increase in diabetes prevalence over recent decades, suggesting other lifestyle factors, including smoking, may pl
University of Oxford (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:16
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[Florida] MENDELSOHN: Taking a stand against hookah smoking on Passover, or anytime

Even the Jewish organizations on campus are jumping on the bandwagon, planning events with catchy slogans like a "Purim in Persia with 69 flavors" and "Hookah in the Sukkah" to entice students to participate in their programs. And now that Passover is aro
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Mar 13, 2018 04:26
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Heavy smoking tied to higher diabetes risk for black adults

Compared to people who never smoked, participants who smoked at least 20 cigarettes a day, roughly the size of one pack of cigarettes, were 79 percent more likely to develop diabetes. Ex-smokers and people who smoked no more than 10 cigarettes a day, how
Reuters
added Jan 30, 2018 16:45
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[Czech Republic] Chain-smoking Czech President Milos Zeman, who once confessed to daily diet of nine alcoholic drinks, wins second term

Doctors have forced Zeman to cut down on drink and smoke since he was first elected, also because he has been diagnosed with diabetic neuropathy, forcing him to walk with a cane.
South China Morning Post
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00
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8 Easy, Meaningful New Year’s Resolutions for Better Health

“Smoking is associated with virtually all diabetes complications,” Dr. Lenhard said,...“Cigarette smokers with diabetes are virtually certain to get cardiovascular disease,” ... And e-cigarettes or vaping? We just don’t have the evidence yet on their toxi
New York Times
added Jan 4, 2018 12:27
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SMOKING CIGARETTES: SMELL IN CLOTHES AND FURNITURE CAN DAMAGE BRAIN, LIVER

In the study, published in Clinical Science, researchers exposed mice to similar levels of smoke found in smokers' homes. After six months, the mice showed cell damage in their liver and brains. They also had increased cortisol levels, a weakened immune
Newsweek
added Nov 15, 2017 23:57
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Nicotine Metabolism in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

Conclusions From these data, we infer that type 2 diabetics metabolize nicotine faster, which may increase the potential for nicotine addiction.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:43
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[UK] Smoking number one risk factor for PAD

Smoking and diabetes are the two leading risk factors for peripheral artery disease (PAD), a narrowing of the arteries which can result in amputation...Diabetics who smoked were 16 times more likely to develop PAD than non-smoking non-diabetics.
University of Dundee (uk)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:19
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Third-hand smoke in furniture and clothes damages mouse organs

They then exposed caged mice to segments of these fabrics for up to six months, taking brain, liver and blood samples at various intervals. After one month, these mice experienced around a 50 per cent increase in inflammatory molecules in their blood an
New Scientist
added Sep 15, 2017 02:00
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