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Dr. Lavanya says

Alcohol can cause low sugars, especially when you are on Insulin and other drugs .
Alcohol can cause low sugars, especially when you are on Insulin and other drugs .
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Dr. Lavanya says

Smoking leads to an Increased risk of peripheral neuropathy, especially of developing the diabetes foot.
Smoking leads to an Increased risk of peripheral neuropathy, especially of developing the diabetes foot.
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Dr. Lavanya says

Smoking Cessation products that contain Nicotine usually raise blood sugars. Using them is only acceptable in the short term term.
Smoking Cessation products that contain Nicotine usually raise blood sugars. Using them is only acceptable in the short term term.
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Dr. Lavanya says

In the short-term, quitting smoking is associated with weight gain and this an increased risk in developing diabetes. However, in the long run, the benefits of quitting smoking far outweigh the risk of weight gain.
In the short-term, quitting smoking is associated with weight gain and this an increased risk in developing diabetes. However, in the long run, the benefits of quitting smoking far outweigh the risk of weight gain.
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Decreased Insulin absorption might be possible due to peripheral vaso- constriction. In case of inhaled insulin , the same dosage leads higher insulin levels in smokers compared to non-smokers.
Decreased Insulin absorption might be possible due to peripheral vaso- constriction. In case of inhaled insulin , the same dosage leads higher insulin levels in smokers compared to non-smokers.
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