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what can chewing tobacco do to someone's body that have diabetes?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Tobacco and diabetes: Tobacco increases blood sugar levels, making your diabetes harder to control. Chewing tobacco and diabetes make a dangerous combination when it comes to eyes, nerve tissue, teeth and gums. My recommendation is to quit now before it's too late. Take care.
Answered on Nov 22, 2014
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Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Same: Same risk as non-diabetic: oral / esophageal cancers. See: http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/tobaccocancer/smokeless-tobacco
Answered on Nov 22, 2014

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