Smoking and Increased Glucose Levels Linked

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By Deborah Mitchell for

Scientists have announced there is a link between smoking and nicotine and persistently elevated blood glucose levels, which leads to an increased risk of diabetes complications. The findings, presented at the 241st National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), highlight the dangers of smoking among people who have diabetes.

Diabetes complications can be prevented
Diabetes complications present enormous health challenges. Having diabetes increases your risk for heart attack, stroke, nerve damage (neuropathy), cataracts, blindness, kidney failure, amputation, gum disease, and other health issues. These complications can be prevented or delayed if diabetics follow proper treatment and recommended lifestyle habits, including not smoking.

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