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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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[Asia, India] 'Smokers are three times more at risk of diabetes than non-smokers'

Kumar, MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, Multi-speciality hospitals, Bangalore, talked to Salome Phelamei of Zee Media Corp on why tobacco use is particularly bad for people with diabetes.
Zee News (in)
added May 30, 2015 15:40
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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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[Korea - South] Smokers at 1.5 Times Higher Diabetes Risk

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention surveyed from 2001 to 2014 some 7,800 people over 40 in Gyeonggi Province. It found that smokers of more than one pack a day are 1.5 times more likely to get diabetes than non-smokers. For female smo
Chosun Ilbo (kr)
added Apr 13, 2015 12:01
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[UK] Pipe-puffing dog is giving up smoking with his owner

Jasper, an 18-month-old King Charles Spaniel, kicks back every evening and pretends to puff away on a pipe with owner Padraic Sirr. But they have now been forced to give up the vice – after Padraic was diagnosed with diabetes.
Metro Café (uk)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:23
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Smoking During Pregnancy Linked To Increased Risk Of Adult Onset Diabetes In Daughters

By stifling their baby’s oxygen supply with dangerous chemicals, they run the risk of various health problems not only for their child but also for themselves. Adding to that list is a higher risk of type 2 diabetes in women who were exposed to smoking w
Medical Daily
added Mar 8, 2015 14:32
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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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