Why should I avoid smoking if I have diabetes?

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William Lee Dubois
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
Diabetes doesn't do most of us in. Heart attacks do. Remember that diabetes is a huge risk factor for heart disease? Well, there isn't a damn thing you can do about the fact you have diabetes. But you can try to minimize the other risk factors for heart disease, like cholesterol and blood pressure. And smoking is a huge risk factor for heart disease.
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