Research has shown small changes can help you prevent type 2 diabetes through education, nutrition and exercise.
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According to the U.S. Surgeon General, smoking affects blood sugar levels and increases the chance of having type 2 diabetes. Smokers with diabetes need more insulin than nonsmokers and are at higher risks for more serious health problems. Living a smoke-free lifestyle can help you better control diabetes. Click here for more facts about the dangers of smoking and information about Courage to Quit® at NCH, a comprehensive tobacco treatment program for adults.