Higher quit attempt rates seen in diabetes patients who smoke

10/6/2013 | PhysiciansBriefing.com

CDC data revealed the adjusted prevalence of cigarette smoking in adults with diabetes was 9% lower than in those without diabetes, while the adjusted prevalence of quit attempts was 13% higher in the diabetes arm compared with the healthy controls. However, participants without diabetes showed greater declines in smoking prevalence compared with those who had the disease, researchers wrote in Preventing Chronic Disease.

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