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Smokeless tobacco (snus) is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes: results from five pooled cohorts

Our findings indicate that high consumption of snus is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. The risk was similar to that in smokers, implying that smokers will not reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes by changing to snus use. The results also support the n
Journal of Internal Medicine
added Feb 9, 2017 01:25
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'Lifestyle Diseases' Pose Grave Challenges To Africa

Africa, home to 54 low and middle-income countries, will have the world’s largest increase in NCD deaths over the next decade...WHO projects that, by 2030, NCDs will become the leading cause of death. This would impose a significant burden on the continen
In Depth News--IDN
added Jan 31, 2017 14:15
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Africa battles rise in deadly lifestyle illnesses

A World Health Organisation (WHO) survey released Tuesday showed that most Africans had at least one risk factor for developing one of these diseases, such as smoking, a lack of exercise, poor diet and obesity.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:18
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Diabetes Proves Deadly for Smokers

heavy smokers with diabetes are also at increased risk of death from causes other than lung cancer, according to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
PR Newswire
added Nov 24, 2016 15:11
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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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Smoking and prevalence of nocturia in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a post-hoc analysis of The Dogo Study.

In Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, current smoking may be independently inversely associated with severe nocturia.
UroToday International Journal
added Aug 28, 2016 20:22
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[UK] WARNING: Charities say 250,000 people will DIE from preventable conditions by 2025

“This report shows how maintaining a strong focus on public health – which has led to important breakthroughs like salt reduction in processed foods, banning smoking in public places and the introduction of front-of-pack food labelling over the last fift
The [London, UK] Express
added Jun 8, 2016 18:02
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Living longer, living well: How we can achieve the World Health Organization’s ‘25 by 25’ goals in the UK (PDF)

It now lies with policy makers to implement (and evaluate) interventions to reduce the vast disease burden associated with poor diet, physical inactivity, smoking and alcohol consumption. ... Smoking is responsible for over 80% of all deaths from
Richmond Group of Charities (uk)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:01
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[UK] World Health Day: 9 things you’re doing that could give you diabetes and how to avoid getting it

The more you smoke, the greater your risk of diabetes. If you’re a heavy smoker on more than 20 a day then you almost double your risk of developing the disease compared to non-smokers. The best thing to do is to cut down how much you light up – or bet
Metro Café (uk)
added Apr 7, 2016 12:08
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