Obesity: is weight gain after smoking cessation an important concern?

Hankey, C. and Leslie, W. (2012) Obesity: is weight gain after smoking cessation an important concern? Nature Reviews Endocrinology, 8(11), pp. 630-632. (doi:10.1038/nrendo.2012.175)

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Abstract

Smokers have an increased risk of morbidity and mortality as a result of their addiction, with smoking being responsible for 5.1 million deaths worldwide annually. When commenced early in life, smoking often persists across the life course.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Leslie, Dr Wilma and Hankey, Dr Catherine
Authors: Hankey, C., and Leslie, W.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing
Journal Name:Nature Reviews Endocrinology
Publisher:Nature Publishing Group
ISSN:1759-5029
ISSN (Online):1759-5037

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