Quitting cigarettes increases diabetes risk

 作者:万仕     |      日期:2019-03-08 05:03:11
FOR smokers under pressure to give up in 2010, it will seem like the ultimate excuse: quitting smoking appears to increase the risk of diabetes. Smokers are on average 30 per cent more likely than non-smokers to develop type 2 or adult-onset diabetes. Now a 10-year study of 10,892 adults has found that in the first six years after giving up, former smokers are 70 per cent more likely than non-smokers to develop the disease. Hsin-Chieh Yeh and colleagues at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland,