Smoking, drugs and alcohol

It is known that excessive alcohol, illicit drugs and smoking can significantly damage our health and even cause death.

The use of excessive alcohol, illicit drugs and smoking is not recommended for anyone, whether or not you have diabetes. However for people with diabetes, smoking, illicit drugs or too much alcohol can also result in poorer blood glucose control with potentially serious consequences.

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