The insulin resistance syndrome in smokers is related to smoking habits.

@article{Eliasson1994TheIR,
  title={The insulin resistance syndrome in smokers is related to smoking habits.},
  author={Bjorn Eliasson and Stig Attvall and Marja Riitta Taskinen and Ursula Smith},
  journal={Arteriosclerosis and thrombosis : a journal of vascular biology},
  year={1994},
  volume={14 12},
  pages={1946-50}
}
The relationship between smoking habits, insulin resistance, and related risk factors for cardiovascular disease was examined in 57 middle-aged male smokers whose degree of insulin resistance was quantified by using the euglycemic clamp technique. Smoking habits correlated with degree of insulin resistance and consequently with various manifestations of the insulin resistance syndrome including levels of insulin, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, triglycerides, and plasminogen activator… CONTINUE READING