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[UK] Diabetes sufferers who smoke 'not receiving proper treatment'

Diabetes UK said the assistance available was poor despite the fact that every person with diabetes was supposed to have their smoking status recorded at their annual review, which should kickstart the process of helping them give up.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 2, 2014 12:15
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Diabetes May Outrank Weight Measurement When It Comes to Weight-Loss Surgery

Age and smoking status are also key factors when thinking about procedure, study shows
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2013 23:43
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Obesity combined with exposure to cigarette smoke may pose new health concerns

Millions of people who are obese and smoke tobacco may face additional health problems ... "Our research shows that smoking and obesity together may pose a triple health threat in addition to the increased risks for heart disease, cancer and diabetes," s
EurekAlert
added Sep 11, 2013 13:15
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Smoking, Diabetes Linked to Natural Deaths in Schizophrenia Patients

Smoking is one of the top natural causes of death in patients with schizophrenia, according to a new study. Researchers found that schizophrenia patients were 4.7 times more likely to die within the 6.2 years of follow-up if they were smokers.
Psych Central
added Aug 18, 2013 11:59
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[UK] STOPPARD: What a price to pay for chain smoking

Ulcers that never heal form – they get bigger and the toes start to turn black. Despite all this, Willie kept puffing away as one leg, then the second one was removed.
The Mirror (uk)
added Aug 11, 2013 22:46
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[Czech Republic] Czech president told to cut smoking, drinking due to health

Czech President Milos Zeman, known for his love of alcohol and smoking, was told on Friday to drastically cut down on both after being diagnosed with diabetes, the health minister said. Martin Holcat, speaking on Czech Radio, said that on the advice of d
Reuters
added Aug 3, 2013 15:58
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Smoking Cessation, Weight Change, and Coronary Heart Disease Among Postmenopausal Women With and Without Diabetes

We used data from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI)5 to assess the association between smoking cessation, weight gain, and subsequent CHD risk among postmenopausal women with and without diabetes.
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
added Jul 4, 2013 23:59
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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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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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Undertreatment of Tobacco Use Relative to Other Chronic Conditions

Alternate models of engagement may be needed to enhance use of effective treatments for tobacco use.
American Journal of Public Health
added Jun 25, 2013 07:46
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