Diabetes

Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition in which your body does not properly process sugar. It can cause nerve damage, eye problems, heart disease or stroke. Symptoms include fatigue, blurred vision, feelings of thirst, slow healing of cuts or bruises, and tingling, pain or numbness in hands and feet (neuropathy).

Articles in Diabetes

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While smoking cannabis appears to be helpful for diabetics managing weight and insulin levels, synthetic cannabinoids could be dangerous.
Ethan Russo, MD, speaks with Project CBD about CBG, cannabinoid acids, and the global CBD phenomenon.
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The Food and Drug Administration bans CBD edibles while routinely promoting dietary poisons.
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Coca-Cola is eyeing CBD as a functional food additive, while the beverage giant promotes sugary drinks for overweight children.
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Brazilian researchers looked into CBD's health effects in an animal model of diabetic brain damage due to oxygen deprivation and found promising results.
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β-caryophyllene is a terpene present in cannabis as well as many dark green, leafy vegetables.
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Project CBD releases the results of one of the most extensive CBD user surveys to date.
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Cannabis use may protect against steatosis, the abnormal accumulation of lipids in the liver
In early 2019 Project CBD began collecting responses to a survey designed to figure out who is using CBD, how and why, what kinds of products they are consuming, and whether or not CBD is working for them.
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People with pancreatitis who had cannabinoids in their bloodstream were 3-4x less likely to die in the hospital

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