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Diabetes Doubles The Risk Of Mortality Among Heavy Smokers
 

Diabetes Doubles The Risk Of Mortality Among Heavy Smokers

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It is well known that smoking is injurious to health and causes lung cancer, but a recent study has found that smoking is fatal for diabetic patients. A study, presented at the annual meeting of the
 
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24 Nov 2016 - General
 
This is probably the most negligent combination that a patient can ever do. Diabetes already promotes vascular compromise since excess glucose is converted to sorbitol. Sorbitol coats the intima of vessels that impair blood flow. Smoking promotes vas...
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Being a smoker and a diabetic at the same time are not a good combination. Both conditions causes vascular narrowing that may increase the chances of thrombotic complications, or impaired end organ perfusion. This is one of the reasons why patients w...
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