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Can I give someone second hand diabetes if I smoke my candy cigarettes around them?

Can I give someone second hand diabetes if I smoke my candy cigarettes around them?
Can I give someone second hand diabetes if I smoke my candy cigarettes around them?
Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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Diabetes is not a contagious/communicable disease. But passive smoking does cause other health issues hence is not advisable to do that.

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