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Secondhand Smoke Linked to Diabetes

March 10, 2011 Medscape Today/Original Source Diabetes Care February 2011 - Luxia Zhang, MD; Gary C. Curhan MD, SCD; Frank B. Hu, MD, PHD; Eric B. Rimm SCD, and John P. Forman, MD, MSC

According to an article published in the February edition of Diabetes Care cigarette smoke is tied to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes in both smokers and the non-smokers around them. According to the paper, “the more secondhand smoke people are exposed to, the greater their risk of type 2 diabetes.” Read study abstract.

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