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Diabetes and Smoking
May 5, 2009 | 
The connection between smoking and cancer is well documented.  Less well known, however, is the fact that smoking exacerbates complications for people with diabetes. Smokers with diabetes are eleven times more likely to have a heart attack or stroke than people who don't have diabetes and don't smoke.
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Swedish researchers say that smoking is associated with both poor blood glucose control and microalbuminuria (protein in the urine) that indicates early kidney disease and increased heart disease risk.
Smoking Increases Diabetes Risks
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Swedish researchers say that smoking is associated with both poor blood glucose control and microalbuminuria (protein in the urine) that indicates early kidney disease and increased heart disease risk.
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Smoking Associated with the Progression of Nephropathy
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Researchers at Heinrich-Heine University in Dusseldorf, Germany have linked smoking with the progression of diabetic nephropathy in people with type 1 diabetes undergoing hypertension therapy. The study was conducted over one year and included 34 smokers, 24 ex-smokers (anyone who had quit prior to the study), and 35 non-smokers, all of whom had both retinopathy and nephropathy (to insure that diabetes was the cause).
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