Medical marijuana, despite the myths and misconceptions surrounding it, is becoming a viable treatment in more and more areas of the country. While its benefits to cancer patients, people who suffer from anxiety, and individuals with chronic pain are well known, it turns out, it can also be a huge help to people with diabetes.
New studies suggests that marijuana users process carbohydrates better than individuals who do not use marijuana, and their fasting insulin levels were found to be significantly lower. Further, individuals who used marijuana also kept a steadier blood-sugar level and were less resistant to insulin naturally produced by the body.
While there is still a lot to learn, this initial wave of information certainly gives us a lot to think about.
Check out the short video below (feel free to skip ahead to 1:05) to learn more about this exciting new research!
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