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Diabetes linked to smoking

Smoking has now been attributed to the development of diabetes from a recent study that found the development of diabetes in a smoking study group was 25% compared with 14% of the non-smoking group. Other adverse effects that smoking has on the body include cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks, stroke and high blood pressure, and cancer, particularly of the lung.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Ivanhoe Newswire

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About: Diabetes linked to smoking

Date: 3 October 2005

Source: Ivanhoe Newswire

URL: http://www.ivanhoe.com/channels/p_channelstory.cfm?storyid=12253

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