Can Marijuana Help Diabetes?

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Diabetes is an epidemic in the United States with more than 29 million adults and children suffering from the life-threatening disease. Diabetes is marked by an inability to produce or respond to insulin and those with the disease cannot regulate their blood sugar. This can lead to complications such as glaucoma, neuropathy, circulation issues, and heart disease. Though type 1 diabetes must be treated with insulin injections, many of the symptoms can be additionally managed with cannabis use. Type 2 diabetes can often be prevented with lifestyle changes and the addition of cannabis. Here is more information on the relationship between cannabis and this deadly disease.