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Cigarettes

Cigarettes

Chewing tobacco

Chewing tobacco

Oral snuff

Oral snuff

Nicotine gum

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8 12 16 Hours

FIGURE 23-2 Nicotine concentrations in blood resulting from five different nicotine delivery systems. Shaded areas (upper panel) indicate the periods of exposure to nicotine. Arrows (lower panel) indicate when the nicotine patch was put on and taken off.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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