Diabetes link to passive smoking

 http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/4882686.stm


Passive smoking increases the risk of developing diabetes, a study suggests. A 15-year US study of 4,572 people backed earlier claims that smokers were at higher risk of developing glucose intolerance - a precursor to diabetes. But it also found people subject to second-hand smoke had a slightly higher risk of diabetes.