1) You’re more inclined to find nerve damage (neuropathy). That can be because smoking affects your blood flow and that then means that your nerve endings aren’t getting the nutrients they require. If it occurs to the nerves in your toes it might result in infections and sores also, if not cared for correctly, even amputation.
2) There’s a heightened danger — double in reality -of you obtaining restricted freedom in your joints. It is no fun trying to flex, climb stairs or lift something whenever you’ve got a painful joint.
3) Due to smoking you can develop kidney disorder.
4) Higher blood pressure makes a real potential for cardiovascular disease.
5) Studies have shown that diabetics who smoke increase, 3-fold, the danger of dying of heart (cardiovascular) disease.
6) By smoking you raise your blood-sugar levels. This makes it more Challenging to control your diabetes because your glucose levels This, then, leads to other issues.
7) And in addition, it increases your cholesterol levels, which increases the probability of a heart attack.
Actually smoking – and passive smoking – have a seriously detrimental effect on the ABC’s of diabetes management:
– the measurement of your blood glucose over a 3-month period
– your blood pressure, which should be below 130/80
– your cholesterol levels. Cholesterol levels include LDL, HDL and triglycerides. Your LDL should be below 100. HDL levels should be above 40 (for men) and above 50 (for women). Tryglycerides should be below 150.
And of course, on top of all that there’s the proven risk of cancer!