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Tobacco-smoking moms and dads increase diabetes risk for children 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.
EurekAlert
added Feb 10, 2015 22:12
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[Ireland] Mums warned of smoking risks while breastfeeding

New research published today shows that children of mothers who smoke while breastfeeding are more likely to develop serious health problems such as obesity, hypothyroidism, diabetes and cardiovascular disease later in life.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:26
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[UK] Mums who smoke and breastfeed harm child's health: Chances of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular raised even after a small exposure to nicotine in first months

Tests on rats fitted with nicotine implants provide stark warning for mums Nicotine exposure in first months affected cell and hormonal development Sensitivity of hormone which controls appetite lower in these infants
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 6, 2015 16:52
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Anti-cancer drug may up risk for diabetic smokers

Among nonsmokers who had diabetes, those who took the diabetes drug metformin had a decrease in lung cancer risk, the findings showed. "Our results suggest that risk might differ by smoking history, with metformin decreasing risk among nonsmokers and in
New Kerala.com (in)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:28
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A Heart Risk in Drinking Water

also found that arsenic appeared to amplify the damaging effects of smoking: Death rates accelerated sharply among smokers exposed to arsenic. Other studies suggest that arsenic may also contribute to the development of diabetes, which is another factor i
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 30, 2014 18:09
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Estimation of Cigarette Smoking–Attributable Morbidity in the United States [FREE ONLINE FIRST]

US adults have had approximately 14 million major medical conditions that were attributable to smoking. This figure is generally conservative owing to the existence of other diseases and medical events that were not included in these estimates. Cigarette
Archives of Internal Medicine
added Oct 13, 2014 20:44
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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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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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New Research Explores How Smoking while Pregnant Leads to Other Diseases

"We're focusing on how certain prenatal events can cause you to develop lung disease and metabolic syndromes such as obesity, hypertension, diabetes and fatty liver," explains Lisa Joss-Moore, PhD, whose research reveals new insights into the molecular a
University of Utah Health Care
added May 6, 2014 16:49
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