New Study: Those with History of Cannabis Use Are Less Likely to Have Diabetes

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New Study: Those with History of Cannabis Use Are Less Likely to Have Diabetes

Diabetic patient doing glucose level blood testIndividuals with a history of cannabis use are less likely to have diabetes, according to a new study being published in the journal Epidemiology, and published online ahead of print by the U.S. National Institute of Health.

“Recently active cannabis smoking and diabetes mellitus are inversely associated,” claim reservoirs after performing a meta-study assessing cannabis use and diabetes in the general population. “Current evidence is too weak for causal inference, but there now is a more stable evidence base for new lines of clinical translational research on a possibly protective (or spurious) cannabis smoking-diabetes mellitus association suggested in prior research”.

Researchers estimate that subjects with a history of cannabis use were roughly 30% less likely to have diabetes compared to non-using subjects.

The study, conducted at Michigan State University’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, can be found by clicking here.

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  • gary
    May 27, 2015

    thats not right about geting diabetes, but it will help the pain

  • gary
    May 27, 2015

    thats not true about keeping you from geting Diabetes but if you are in a lot of pain from back surgeries different types of pain. the pain pills almost killed me put i can walk now when before i could not walk as good. now i hoping some day soon ill be able to go back to work but here texas i cant get it so now i hurt more each day

  • derek
    May 28, 2015

    Gary, no where does this article claim that marijuana will keep you from getting diabetes. And these people are scientists who did these studies..where is your evidence that shows otherwise?

  • brian
    June 12, 2015

    you need to vaperize of consume the oil cbd for daytime thc for nightime been researching for five years with my endo went off a month ago my insulin my body produces is alot more resistant then without it ,,amazing results for pain as well never had to sak my doctors for any pain meds and im 51 and lay flooring every day with tmj of the jaw dupuytrens contracters nof my hands and bad back now my pain is clearly a issue wake up with headaches from my tmj and throbing hands and feet before when i was on cannabishad less issues for sure …smoking helps two but is less heathy for you then vaping

  • bubblers
    May 25, 2016

    Great article, cannabis can be amazing, thank you for sharing!

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