Smoking and diabetes--the double health hazard!

@article{Fagard2009SmokingAD,
  title={Smoking and diabetes--the double health hazard!},
  author={Robert H. Fagard and Peter Nilsson},
  journal={Primary care diabetes},
  year={2009},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={
          205-9
        }
}
Smoking is a predictor of the transition from normoglycaemia to impaired fasting glucose and increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, independent from possible confounders. In patients with diabetes as in non-diabetics, smoking is a significant and independent risk factor for all-cause mortality and for mortality from cardiovascular disease and corononary heart disease, as well as for aggregates of fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events. There is little doubt that smoking is a risk factor for… CONTINUE READING
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