Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Gaining a little weight after quitting tobacco is offset by the benefits for people with diabetes

People with diabetes who quit smoking tobacco may have a lower risk of heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular diseases — and weight gain following smoking cessation does not mitigate the health benefits among these patients, according to one study. Long-term, heavy smoking is a risk factor for cognitive decline, researchers found in an unrelated study.