According to recent studies smoking weed and using Cannabis products may help regulate body fat, body mass index (BMI), and lower the risk of diabetes by helping the following areas:
Control Blood Sugar
Reduce Neuropathic Pain
Control Insulin Levels
Reduce Risk of Retinal Neuropathy
Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic disease characterized by either the pancreas not producing enough insulin or the body not being able the use the insulin produced. Insulin is a hormone that that regulates blood sugar. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 422 million people worldwide had diabetes in 2014.
Type 1 Diabetes – Associated with deficient insulin production requiring daily doses of insulin. The lack of insulin production causes blood sugar to increase unnaturally, usually developed in childhood or adolescence, cause unknown.
Type 2 Diabetes – Commonly called adult-onset diabetes, this form is characterized by the ineffective use of the insulin produced. This group comprises the majority of people with diabetes worldwide and is typically the result of excess body fat and lack of enough physical exercise.