Items Tagged ‘diabetes risks’

January 6, 2010

Study: Quitting Smoking Raises Diabetes Risk

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

People who quit smoking are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes after they kick the habit, most likely due to post-quitting weight gain, a new study has found…The study, which was published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine, followed nearly 11,000 middle-aged people without diabetes—45% of whom were smokers—over a nine-year period… […]

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