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Relation of Smoking with Total Mortality and Cardiovascular Events Among Patients with Diabetes: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review

—Active smoking is associated with significantly increased risks of total mortality and cardiovascular events among diabetic patients, while smoking cessation was associated with reduced risks compared to current smoking. The findings provide strong evide
Circulation
added Sep 10, 2015 10:33
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Chronic Ills May Add Up to a Shortened Life Span

the target diseases ended up being even greater than the years lost in life expectancy among lifelong smokers and HIV patients. Smokers and people with HIV have been found to lose about 10 to 11 years of life expectancy, the study authors said
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 8, 2015 15:24
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[UK] Diabetics who quit smoking may have trouble controlling blood sugar

diabetics who quit may have temporary difficulty controlling their symptoms, a British study finds. Researchers reviewed medical records for 10,692 adult smokers with diabetes in the UK and found that smoking cessation led to an uptick in blood sugar lev
Reuters
added May 9, 2015 14:41
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Many Aging Boomers Face Chronic Illness, But Death Rate Is Falling: CDC

Between 2002-03 and 2012-13, the rate of cigarette smoking among adults ages 55-64 fell from nearly 20 percent to just over 18 percent. However, high rates of smoking still afflict the poor, with rates three times higher among those living well below the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 6, 2015 20:04
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Former marketer behind pulling tobacco off CVS shelves joins Bethesda diabetes company

As an executive with the Caremark division of CVS, Rick O’Connor was on the team behind pulling tobacco products from the national pharmacy chain’s shelves. He also helped rebrand the company as CVS Health. But last month he rebranded himself, leaving CV
Washington (DC) Business Journal
added Apr 13, 2015 14:42
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[California] Study Suggests Link Between Adult Diabetes, Exposure to Smoke in Womb

Women who were exposed to tobacco smoke in the womb may be at increased risk for diabetes, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at about 1,800 women with diabetes, aged 44 to 54, in California. They found a strong link between their diabetes and pare
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 7, 2015 18:30
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[California] Tobacco-smoking moms and dads increase diabetes risk for children exposed in utero

Children exposed to tobacco smoke from their parents while in the womb are predisposed to developing diabetes as adults, according to a study from the University of California, Davis, and the Berkeley nonprofit Public Health Institute. In the study, pu
UC Davis News Service
added Feb 18, 2015 10:16
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Connecting the dots: Tobacco use, diabetes, and tuberculosis

Dr Usman cautioned that, "TB presents itself differently in people with diabetes. They may not develop fever or cough, but just have uncontrolled blood sugar despite good diabetes treatment. ... The caution signal is very clear: Tobacco use in any form i
OpEd News (blog)
added May 27, 2014 09:20
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Reports of Chest Pain Down For Whites, But Not Blacks

The findings suggest that greater effort may be needed to control high blood pressure, diabetes and smoking among blacks, said Will.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 21, 2014 14:41
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Older women who quit smoking can cut heart disease risk regardless of diabetes status

Postmenopausal women who quit smoking reduced their risk of heart disease, regardless of whether they had diabetes, according to a new study conducted by Juhua Luo, an epidemiologist at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington.
EurekAlert
added Jul 3, 2013 13:48
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