• Diabetes

    #017: Role of Cannabinoids in Management of Diabetes

    The most simple explanation for diabetes is that it affects how our body processes glucose. Because it’s also considered a metabolic disorder, it also affects how our body processes fats and proteins. Whether someone has type 1, where their pancreas does not make any insulin, or type 2, where their body doesn’t make enough insulin, a diabetic patient has to monitor the sugar levels in their body to protect against long-term damage. For type 2 diabetes, there are risk factors more than just being overweight. Your age, genetics, cholesterol levels, and a BMI greater than 25 all play a role, but so can whether you’re a woman who’s given birth…

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