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Weight Gain After Smoking Cessation Hikes Diabetes Risk -- But Not to Worry

Although weight gain associated with smoking cessation is a genuine risk factor for developing diabetes, the increase is temporary and the benefits of quitting far outweigh the metabolic risks, researchers said. Diabetes risk peaked 5 to 7 years after q
MedPage Today
added Aug 20, 2018 17:08
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Swedish Match urges caution about snus-diabetes finding

‘When six studies say one thing and there comes a seventh saying something different, I think that you should be cautious in drawing any conclusions,’ says, Lars-Erik Rutqvist, head of scientific affairs, Swedish Match.” ‘The only study that shows a co
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 9, 2017 01:00
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Smoking Plus Diabetes a Very Deadly Mix

Heavy smokers who also have diabetes are at twice the risk of an early death compared to smokers without the blood sugar disease, the study found. "Smoking is bad for all, but even more in those with diabetes," said Dr. Joel Zonszein, director of the Cl
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 24, 2016 15:11
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Heavy Smoking May Boost Blacks' Diabetes Risk

, "high intensity" smokers -- who smoked a pack or more a day -- had a 62 percent greater risk of developing diabetes, White's team found. The study couldn't prove that smoking caused the diabetes, but it did point to an association. One diabetes expert
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 14, 2016 00:09
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[UK] Smoking 'risk factor for type 2 diabetes'

BBC Online
added Sep 19, 2015 19:09
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[UK] Pipe-puffing dog is giving up smoking with his owner

Jasper, an 18-month-old King Charles Spaniel, kicks back every evening and pretends to puff away on a pipe with owner Padraic Sirr. But they have now been forced to give up the vice – after Padraic was diagnosed with diabetes.
Metro Café (uk)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:23
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Weight Gain May Limit Effects of Smoking Cessation

Postmenopausal women who gained weight after they stopped smoking lost some of smoking cessation's protection against heart disease, particularly if they were diabetic. Note that weight gain attenuated, but did not negate, the cardiac benefits o
MedPage Today
added Jul 4, 2013 23:58
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Traditional CV risk factors linked to peripheral artery disease

Smoking, Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and hypercholesterolemia are significantly associated with the risk for clinically significant peripheral artery disease (PAD) in men, with each additional factor doubling the risk, conclude US and Dutch researchers
MedWire News (uk)
added Nov 7, 2012 12:05
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Smoking, Diabetes Are Risk Factors for Poor Leg Circulation: Study

New research confirms that smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels can all raise men's risk for poor circulation in the legs, otherwise known as peripheral artery disease (PAD).
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 23, 2012 18:06
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Mechanism of smoking-induced insulin resistance elucidated

Smoking-induced insulin resistance, which improves with smoking cessation, may be due to activation of mammalian target of rapamycin, according to a study published online Sept. 10 in Diabetes.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 17, 2012 17:21
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