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‘Thirdhand Smoke,’ Traces Left On Clothing And Furniture, May Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk

researchers found that exposure to thirdhand smoke resulted in insulin resistance — a condition in which the body is able to produce insulin, but doesn’t use it properly. Insulin resistance is a precursor to Type 2 diabetes because glucose begins to build
Medical Daily
added Mar 3, 2016 00:31
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Why buying a home from a smoker raises YOUR diabetes risk: Third hand smoke can linger in furniture and carpets for decades

Scientists are warning that ‘third-hand smoke’ can lurk in walls and linger on furniture for decades, putting health at risk. Even long after the smoker has moved out, their toxic legacy may raise the risk of ills from diabetes to lung and liver problems
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2016 23:48
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A Health Threat to Bystanders Living in the Homes of Smokers: How Smoke Toxins Deposited on Surfaces Can Cause Insulin Resistance [FREE FULL TEXT]

THS exposure results in insulin resistance in the form of non-obese type II diabetes (NODII) through oxidative stress. If confirmed in humans, these studies could have a major impact on how people view exposure to environmental tobacco toxins, in particul
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Mar 2, 2016 20:20
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[California] Thirdhand Smoke Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Research published today in PLOS ONE ... shows that THS exposure causes insulin resistance, a precursor to type 2 diabetes, in mice... “If confirmed in humans, our study could greatly impact how people view exposure to environmental tobacco toxins,”
University of California, Riverside
added Mar 2, 2016 20:19
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Social factors influence ‘metabolic syndrome’ risk around menopause

Body fat around the waist, higher blood pressure, high blood sugar and abnormal cholesterol levels are all features of so-called metabolic syndrome...Women who had ever smoked were 60 percent more likely than those who hadn’t to develop metabolic syndrom
Reuters
added Dec 24, 2015 04:07
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Ex-smokers' risk of diabetes diminishes over time

While smoking is linked to an increased risk of developing diabetes, this risk appears to drop over the long term once cigarette use stops, a review suggests. 0
Reuters
added Oct 9, 2015 08:29
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More evidence links smoking cessation to lowered diabetes risk | Reuters

While smoking is linked to an increased risk of developing diabetes, this risk appears to drop over the long term once cigarette use stops, a review of evidence suggests. Researchers analyzed data on almost 5.9 million people in 88 previous studies exami
Reuters
added Oct 8, 2015 11:01
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Relation of active, passive, and quitting smoking with incident type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Active and passive smoking are associated with significantly increased risks of type 2 diabetes. The risk of diabetes is increased in new quitters, but decreases substantially as the time since quitting increases. If the association between smoking and r
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 12:48
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Risk of T2D High for Smokers, Decreases With Quitting

Active and passive smoking are associated with a significantly higher risk of incident type 2 diabetes, but the risk for those who quit smoking decreases over time, according to a large meta-analysis.
MedPage Today
added Sep 23, 2015 12:28
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Risk of T2D High for Smokers, Decreases With Quitting

Active and passive smoking are associated with a significantly higher risk of incident type 2 diabetes, but the risk for those who quit smoking decreases over time, according to a large meta-analysis. Researchers looked at 88 studies with nearly 6 millio
MedPage Today
added Sep 22, 2015 21:17
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