Weight gain temporarily hikes diabetes risk when smokers quit

FILE PHOTO: A woman smokes in the shadows outside Southwark Crown Court in central London, March 5, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

(Reuters Health) – Weight gain can be a big concern for smokers who want to quit, and a new study suggests that it raises the odds of developing type 2 diabetes in the first six years after quitting. But any new health risks gained by putting on a few extra pounds are overwhelmed by the […]

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