Diabetes and Cannabis

A clinical research study titled “The Impact of Marijuana Use on Glucose, Insulin, and Insulin Resistance Among US Adults” was published in the American Journal of Medicine in 2013. This epidemiologic study by Elizabeth A. Penner, MD, MPH; Hannah Buettner, BA, and Murray A. Mittleman, MD, revealed that current marijuana users had significantly lower levels of fasting insulin and were less likely to be insulin resistant.

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