How does Smoking effects Diabetic patients?
As we all know smoking is bad to health, it effects on every organ in our body. Heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), different types of cancer is arises from smoking. It’s even worse in diabetic patients. Diabetic patients have more complications of health, if smoking is added risk of health high comparatively to non-smoking diabetic patients.
Checking and balancing sugar levels in blood is very hard to maintain, smoking makes that task even more difficult. Smoking may leads to increase the blood sugar levels in body, also more resistant to insulin. Increasing of sugar levels in blood may effects serious complication like kidney failure, heart stock, blood vessels damage, high blood pressure, etc.
According to the researchers, increasing of inflammation in body is caused by smoking. Inflammation means, when chemicals in cigarette damages the cells, may cause swelling, improper function of cells, and also causes oxidative stress. Both inflammation and oxidative stress increases the diabetes. Smoking leads the risk of abdominal obesity; it is also called as factor of diabetes because it helps in production of cortisol and hormone which increases blood sugar. Smokers have higher in cortisol then non-smokers. Chemical of cigarette (nicotine) reduces the effectiveness of insulin in body. People with diabetes who smokes have to take high dosage of insulin to balance the sugar levels in body. Diabetic patients who smokes are need to take healthy diet and try to maintain lower sugar levels in body.
Effects of smoking:
· Smoking mainly effects to the cells and tissues, and increses the inflammation.
· Reduces the immune system.
· More complication in respiratory system.
· Increases in diseases of cardiovasucular, heart attack, etc.
· Poor in circulation of blood.
· Developes eyes related problems, like retinopathy which leads to vision loss.Neverous system damage.