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  • Diabetes and smoking

    For 20 years, researchers have collected information on the health status of nearly 7,000 people with diabetes mellitus. It turned out that the risk of death for people who smoked from 1 to 14 cigarettes a day was 43% higher than for those who had never smoked. For recently quit smoking, the risk remained high enough( 31% more than non-smokers), then it declined and was 11% higher than non-smokers. Thus, long-term quitting significantly reduced the risk of death.

    The risk of developing cardiovascular disease in women with diabetes and smoked 15 or more cigarettes a day was 7 times higher than that of non-smokers.

    Smoking leads to increased blood pressure, and for patients with diabetes, smoking is considered one of the factors leading to a stroke or myocardial infarction.

    Diabetes worsens the blood flow in the lower limbs, which can lead to the development of atherosclerosis of the lower extremities and their amputation.

    Gangrene stop in 95% of cases are observed in diabetics who smoke a lot.

    Diabetes in combination with smoking can cause impotence.

    Smoking increases the risk of diabetic eye damage.

    Smoking with diabetes increases the risk of kidney damage. A study among 943 patients showed that if a diabetic patient quit smoking, the amount of protein in his urine decreases significantly faster than that of the smoker. Diabetes in combination with smoking is in fact the most important cause of kidney failure.

    Smokers are more likely to develop colds and respiratory tract infections, leading to fluctuations in blood glucose concentration.

    Smoking leads to an increase in the concentration of glucose in the blood, which complicates the treatment of diabetes.

    Published in January 2002 in the authoritative "British Medical Journal", many years of research by doctors determined that the effect of smoking a woman during pregnancy could be diabetes or obesity of her unborn child. The object of research was 17 thousand people born during the week in March 1958 in England. At birth, midwives were found out at the woman in childbirth, whether they smoked during pregnancy, in particular after the fourth month of pregnancy. The born offspring were under medical supervision up to 33 years. As a result, it was found that those whose mothers smoked before their birth of 10 or more cigarettes a day, the risk of diabetes increased 4.5 times compared with children of nonsmokers, and in the case of smoking fewer cigarettes increased by 4.13 times.

    A wide campaign for smoking cessation is currently under way around the world. Only in the United States of America over the past 7 years from smoking 70% of the population declined. If you meet there smoking person, then in 7 cases out of 10 it will be a foreigner.

    Traditional medicine offers a number of tools to help quit smoking.

    AVRAVAN AVERAGE.The plant is one of the poisonous. In folk medicine, infusions and decoctions of the aerial part of the plant are used. Avran preparations treat impotence. They cause disgust for smoking.

    For 100 g of rye, millet, oats, barley, boil in 1 liter of water 10 minutes. To sustain a day in a thermos, drain.

    Take 100 ml three times a day before meals, until there is an aversion to tobacco smoke.

    100 g of oats pour 3 liters of water and boil for 50 minutes on low heat. Add 3 tbsp.l.of calendula flowers and boil for another 5 minutes. Insist 1 h, strain. Drink 0.5 cup three to four times a day( so the author quit smoking).

    TABLE LEAVES OF EHQUALIPT: 1 tbsp.l. Leaf pour 2 cups of boiling water, insist 1 hour, strain, add 1 tbsp.l.honey and glycerin. Take 0.25 cups 5-6 times a day for a month.

    Rinse the mouth with a 1-2% solution of tannin.

    Several times a day chewing young shoots of bird cherry.

    REFRIGERATION OF THE ROOF WILD: 10 g of grass, pour a glass of boiling water, insist 1 h, strain. Rinse the mouth before smoking constantly until the appearance of aversion to tobacco smoke.