Another good reason to quit smoking – It causes Diabetes

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Smokers have a 30% to 40% higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to non smokers, according to new data published in the Surgeon General’s (the USA’s chief medical officer) report on smoking. This follows on from the previous Surgeon General’s 2010 report which discussed links between smoking and impaired glycaemic control ( a pre diabetic state), the development of diabetes, and diabetic complications. Now, with the new evidence the new report goes further and states:

  1. The evidence is sufficient ...
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