ea0016p204 | Diabetes and cardiovascular diseases | ECE2008
, Durupinar Unsal
, Ucak Sema
, Saler Tayyibe
, Altuntas Yuksel
Smoking is a modifyable risk factor in the incidence of impaired glucose tolerance and type 2 diabetes, but the data concerning the effect of smoking on the course of type 2 diabetes is limited. In this study, we aimed to investigate a possible relationship between smoking and the need of insulin therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes. 470 patients with type 2 diabetes were assessed for smoking habitus, marital and educational status, duration of diabetes, duration of insuli...