Smoking cessation and weight gain in patients with cardiovascular disease or risk factor

Published:February 10, 2014DOI:
      Health interventions aimed at smoking cessation can clearly have a significant impact on public health around the globe. Even though the health benefits of quitting smoking are indisputable, research indicates that smoking cessation is associated with an increase in the prevalence of overweight. In this scenario, the present study evaluated the weight gain among patients participating in a smoking cessation intervention in order to find possible predictor variables.


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