Chapter 8. What is the Evidence that Changing Tobacco use Reduces the Incidence of Diabetic Complications?

  1. William H. Herman2,
  2. Ann Louise Kinmonth3,
  3. Nicholas J. Wareham4 and
  4. Rhys Williams5
  1. Deborah L. Wingard,
  2. Elizabeth Barrett-Connor and
  3. Nicole M. Wedick

Published Online: 12 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682807.ch8

The Evidence Base for Diabetes Care, Second Edition

The Evidence Base for Diabetes Care, Second Edition

How to Cite

Wingard, D. L., Barrett-Connor, E. and Wedick, N. M. (2010) What is the Evidence that Changing Tobacco use Reduces the Incidence of Diabetic Complications?, in The Evidence Base for Diabetes Care, Second Edition (eds W. H. Herman, A. L. Kinmonth, N. J. Wareham and R. Williams), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470682807.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Internal Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

  2. 3

    General Practice and Primary Care Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

  3. 4

    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK

  4. 5

    School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470032749

Online ISBN: 9780470682807

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Keywords:

  • evidence of changing tobacco use - reducing incidence of diabetic complications;
  • diabetes and development of complications, nephropathy, neuropathy, retinopathy and heart disease;
  • smoking, associated with development of other complications of diabetes;
  • prevalence of smoking among adults with diabetes;
  • diabetic complications in smokers versus non-smokers;
  • Epidemiology of Diabetic Complications Study and EURODIAB Prospective Complications Study;
  • smoking, established risk factors for heart disease in people without diabetes;
  • all-cause mortality;
  • Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial (MRFIT);
  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Possible mechanisms

  • Prevalence of smoking among adults with diabetes

  • Diabetic complications in smokers versus non-smokers

  • Clinical trials of smoking cessation among individuals with diabetes

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgement

  • References