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Efficacy of Inhaled Cannabis on Painful Diabetic Neuropathy.

By | Cognition, Diabetes

Authors: Mark S. Wallace, Thomas D. Marcotte, Anya Umlauf, Ben Gouaux, Joseph H. Atkinson
The Journal of Pain, July 2015

A randomized, double-blinded, placebo controlled crossover study was conducted in 16 patients with painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy to assess the short-term efficacy and tolerability of inhaled cannabis. In a crossover design, each participant was exposed to 4 single dos…

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The impact of marijuana use on glucose, insulin, and insulin resistance among US adults.

By | Diabetes

Authors: Elizabeth A. Penner, Hannah Buettner, Murray A. Mittleman
The American Journal of Medicine, July 2013

BACKGROUND: There are limited data regarding the relationship between cannabinoids and metabolic processes. Epidemiologic studies have found lower prevalence rates of obesity and diabetes mellitus in marijuana users compared with people who have never used marijuana, suggestin…

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Decreased prevalence of diabetes in marijuana users: cross-sectional data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) III.

By | Diabetes

Authors: Tripathi B. Rajavashisth, Magda Shaheen, Keith C. Norris, Deyu Pan, et al
BMJ Open, 24 February 2012

OBJECTIVE: To determine the association between diabetes mellitus (DM) and marijuana use. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. SETTING: Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III, 1988-1994) conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics of th…

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