Smokers with Diabetes Might Be at Double Risk of Early Death
Smoking makes no good to your health in any case, but smokers with diabetes may boost their risk of early death even more, a new research finds. The results of the study suggest that smokers with diabetes are at double risk of premature death.
Researchers from the University of Colorado, Denver, conducted the study that included data on more than 53,000 Americans who were either current of former heavy smokers. The researchers found that the overall risk of early death was double if the smoker was a diabetic too.
Dr Kavita Garg, a lead researcher of the study, says: “Taking control of diabetes is important among smokers, whether they undergo screening for lung cancer or not, because diabetes is an independent risk factor for dying.”
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