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Chronic Disease Patients

Smoking & Chronic Disease:

A Destructive Barrier to Health

Those with chronic diseases are especially vulnerable to the health effects of tobacco. Smokers with a chronic disease can experience increased hospitalization time, complications, and increased risk of death. The importance of prevention, support, and treatment for quitting is intensified for the segment of the population who is disabled, or has been diagnosed with an ongoing, incurable disease.

Diabetes

Secondhand Smoke & Heart Disease

Asthma

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Cardiovascular Disease

The Disabled