A new study reveals that people who are able to stop smoking gain more weight and have an increased risk of developing IFG (impaired fasting glucose) and type-2 diabetes compared to those who did not stop smoking. However, the findings should not be misinterpreted that one is better off if they continue to smoke, according to senior author James Stein, MD. He added, in spite of the gain in weight, the benefits of quitting smoking far outweigh the negative impact of weight gain such as the improvement of endothelial function and lipid levels. Dr. Stein and colleagues decided to investigate […]Continue reading Smokers Who Quit May Gain Weight
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