Diabetes and Smoking: Another Reason to Quit

Smokers are 30-40 % more likely than non-smokers to develop diabetes, People who have diabetes already and who smoke are more likely to have uncontrolled diabetes. Smokers who have diabetes  are more likely to experience kidney and heart disease ,have poor circulation leading to infections, ulcers, blood clots or amputations , suffer eye diseases such as retinopathy, that can cause blindness, experience nerve damage that leads to pain ,tingling and mobility impairments.

 

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