CBD for Diabetes
CBD Survey Results: Cultivating Wellness
- People reported taking CBD for cancer)
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Most participants taking CBD for diabetes had Type 2 diabetes (72%). Many reported that they were taking CBD for other conditions, in particular, pain (77%), mood issues (49%), and sleep problems (46%). A significant minority of this group (14%) also reported taking CBD for GI diseases.
Participants were asked about their typical blood sugar levels before and after they started taking CBD. Though the average levels with CBD were still high, they showed significant improvements over the pre- CBD levels, decreasing by about 27% on average. Participants also reported significant improvements in neuropathy-type symptoms (i.e. nerve pain, tingling or numbness), and some improvements in their ability to maintain a healthy weight.