Is smoking harmful to people with Diabetic Kidney Disease? The answer is definitely "Yes". The reasons are given as below:
Firstly, the nicotine contained in the cigarettes can
stimulate the secretion of adrenaline, which may cause increased levels of blood
sugar. This, in turn, will aggravate the severity of Diabetic Kidney
Secondly, though a small quantity of nicotine can make a
person's central nervous system excited, large amount of this substance will
restrain and benumb the nerves. Meantime, it is toxic to peripheral nerves, thus
aggravate the peripheral nerves damages.
Thirdly, nicotine can also lead to elevated blood pressure,
accelerate the heart rate and result in more severe damage of diabetic
Fourthly, small dose of nicotine may lead to sudden increase
of blood volume of the coronary artery and then decrease over time. This will
influence the blood supply to the heart, thus aggravating the damage of cardiac
Finally, smoking can stimulate the mucous membrane of the
respiratory tract. As we all know, diabetics have relatively weak immunity, so
patients who smoke are more likely to get complications such as upper
respiratory tract infection, pulmonitis and so forth.
Now, we are clear about the reasons that why people with Diabetic Kidney
Disease should give up smoking. So, we hope that you can quit this bad habit if
you have the disease. While receiving medical treatment for kidney disease,
patients should develop a healthy lifestyle. Only in this way, can we have
better and sustaining curative effects.
If you still have any questions about your disease or need any advice in
daily life, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are always endeavour to help you regain a normal life!