Does gaining control of smoking behaviours have a positive impact on glycaemic control in patients with Type 2 diabetes?
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MacMillan, M. (2015) Does gaining control of smoking behaviours have a positive impact on glycaemic control in patients with Type 2 diabetes?, no. 274.
Background Smoking cigarettes is a well-documented cause of ill-health and is associated (Cigarette smoking among people with diabetes increases the risk of developing long-term complications. Although smoking cessation is considered important for all, it is especially significant for people with diabetes and is recommended throughout the literature. Few studies have investigated the impact of a smoking cessation intervention tailored to the needs of people with Type 2 diabetes. This study attempts to address this. Aims The overall aim was to assess the impact of a smoking cessation psychological intervention for people with Type 2 diabetes and whether the intervention had a positive impact on their glycated haemoglobin levels.