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Novel and Reversible Mechanisms of Smoking-Induced Insulin Resistance in Humans

we found smokers were less insulin-sensitive compared with controls, which increased after either 1 or 2 weeks of smoking cessation. Improvements in insulin sensitivity after smoking cessation occurred with normalization of IRS-1ser636 phosphorylation.
Diabetes
added Sep 19, 2012 16:07
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[Sweden] New discoveries on the connection between nicotine and type 2 diabetes

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have made two new discoveries with regard to the beta cells' ability to release insulin. The findings can also provide a possible explanation as to why smokers have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.
EurekAlert
added Mar 10, 2016 20:45
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Stop Inhaling Your Partner's Jacket! Thirdhand Smoke Linked to Type-2 Diabetes Risk

Getting a whiff of a friend's jacket or hair reeking of that stale cigarette smell may sometimes feel familiar and comfortable for you occasionally, but the research warns that this is harmful to your body's capacity to produce insulin. This means that t
Youth Health Magazine
added Mar 9, 2016 02:35
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[UK] Smoking linked to raised diabetes risk – including passive smoking

The study crunched data on almost 6 million people – an impressive feat – meaning it had lots of statistical power to pick out links accurately. It also having took account of many known contributory risk factors for diabetes, including diet and physical
National Health Service (NHS) (uk)
added Sep 18, 2015 17:53
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Smoking-Related Illnesses in U.S. Total 14 Million, Report Finds

"For each annual death, there are 15 to 20 people living with major disease caused by smoking," said senior study author Terry Pechacek ..."Smoking not only will kill you, it will damage your health and make your life worse."
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 13, 2014 20:15
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Neanderthal DNA In Modern Man Tied To Genes Affecting Diabetes, Smoking Cessation -- But Also Benefits Like Coarser Hair, Nails

A team of Harvard Medical School geneticists say surviving Neanderthal genes in the human genome affect Crohn's disease, type 2 diabetes, as well as genes calling for coarser hair and nails. The legacy from our late Neanderthal cousins — who live today
Medical Daily
added Jan 30, 2014 09:24
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[France] Secondhand Smoke and Type 2 Diabetes, What's the Connection?

researchers from the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico City evaluated more than 37,000 French women who had never smoked and who did not have type 2 diabetes, cancer, or cardiovascular disease at the beginning of the study in 1992. The women w
eMaxHealth
added Jun 19, 2013 09:35
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Mom's Smoking Holds Diabetes Risk for Pregnant Daughters

Action Points * Women whose mothers smoked at least moderately while pregnant were more likely to develop gestational diabetes and obesity in adulthood. * Point out that the adjusted odds ratios for obesity were attenuated when the women who were born i
MedPage Today
added May 24, 2013 11:55
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Review: Smokeless Tobacco Linked to Increased Risk of T2DM

(snus) is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Feb. 6 in the Journal of Internal Medicine. Sofia Carlsson, Ph.D., from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, and colleagues used pooled data from five
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 9, 2017 01:24
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[Sweden] Swedes warned snus tobacco raises diabetes risk

A study published in The Journal of Internal Medicine said using snus presents a serious diabetes risk. Researchers found that one or more pots of snus per day increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 70% - the same risk level as smoking a pack
BBC Online
added Feb 7, 2017 17:14
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