Smoking is injurious to health but it can become fatal for diabetic patients.
Today our daily life has become very irregular. This irregularity is seen in our day and night body clock system and food habit. This is bringing in new and more health problems. One of these is diabetes.
Today the number of people having diabetes is alarming and the best possible way is to control diabetes. Smoking not only aggravates the problem but it brings more complications.
Diabetes happens due to inadequate secretion of insulin which lead to inability in the body to absorb the glucose from food. Smoking infact make the secretion more slower. In India for example almost 35 lakh people have diabetes and within this almost 50% people smoke. As per some study 75 lakh people smoke in india. As per this study the probability of diabetic patients having heart problems is 3 times while people who have diabetes and also smoke this probability goes upto 11 times.
Smoking increase glucose in blood and the insulin secreted from the body cannot absorb this excess glucose . In this condition if the person smokes then the capacity of the insulin to absorb the glucose goes down by 15 %. Smoking also increases blood cholesterol and this increase the possibility of getting heart attack. diabetic patient who smoke generally have weak blood vessels and this can lead to problem in kidney.
Too much smoking bring disbalance in insulin amount. In many studies it has been fund that due to smoking the usage cycle of insulin is disturbed. So it is important for diabetic patient to quit smoking immediately. Exercise and talking with experts can help.having a problem of diabetes depends on food habits but it is not predictable as it depends on our body capacity to absorb the glucose but smoking is under our control then why to increase our health complications?