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Weight gain after quitting smoking increases a person's type 2 diabetes risk by more than 20% 

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

A study from Harvard University has found that those who gained weight after quitting smoking had a 22 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes in comparison with current smokers.
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Study: Smokers better off quitting, even with weight gain

Study: Smokers better off quitting, even with weight gain

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

US study finds you're better off in the long run if you quit smoking, even if you gain weight.
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