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Medical Marihuana for Diabetes Patient


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First of all welcome and ty for reading this thread , my english is pretty bad but i hope you will get my point.

Soo basicly my mother is diabetis 1 pacient from her 3th year , shes very nervous and she cant walk without help of a stick or my help , she tooks ALOT of medicine for anti depresion , hearth and bladder problems ... she cant sleep without her medicine most of the time and i rly want to help her cuz i feel soo useless when she cries for help and i cant do nothing :( Im 18 years old and i was doing cannabis for 3-4 years soo i know the beauty of this plant and i just want to know if cannabis would be good for her ? Would it help or you wouldnt recommend it for her.

EDIT: Also here in slovenia cannabis is still illegal soo i cant get hands on rly good medical marihuana or cannabis oil, also would you recommend cannabis oil or just bud ? Also i will be growing some plants outdoor and i have space for some medical marihuana strains and some links to good medical seeds would be awsome ! :)



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Our site here at 420 is wonderful. I would suggest clicking on the search button on the top right and typing in Diabetes. Plenty of info here to read...Here are a few links. to answer your question, typically the cannabis oil has more medical properties than just smoking but you can also look up edibles and things like cannabutter, baking with cannabis and more. For seeds check out 420 magazine's sponsors, there are plenty of seed companies to choose from.

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I recently read an article about it helping... This article is from the NORML website by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director June 10, 2013

Preclinical study data published online in the scientific journal Nutrition & Diabetes reports that tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) — a naturally occurring analogue of THC — possesses positive metabolic effects in animal models of obesity.

British researchers assessed the effects of THCV administration on dietary-induced and genetically modified obese mice. Authors reported that although THCV administration did not significantly affect food intake or body weight gain in any of the models, it did produce several metabolically beneficial effects, including reduced glucose intolerance, improved glucose tolerance, improved liver triglyceride levels, and increased insulin sensitivity.

Researchers concluded: “Based on these data, it can be suggested that THCV may be useful for the treatment of the metabolic syndrome and/or type 2 diabetes (adult onset diabetes), either alone or in combination with existing treatments. Given the reported benefits of another non-THC cannabinoid, CBD in type 1 diabetes, a CBD/THCV combination may be beneficial for different types of diabetes mellitus.”

Last month, Harvard Medical School researchers published observational data in The American Journal of Medicine reporting that subjects who regularly consume cannabis possess favorable indices related to diabetic control as compared to occasional consumers or non-users of the substance. Writing in an accompanying commentary, the journal’s Editor-in-Chief stated: “These are indeed remarkable observations that are supported, as the authors note, by basic science experiments that came to similar conclusions. … I would like to call on the NIH and the DEA to collaborate in developing policies to implement solid scientific investigations that would lead to information assisting physicians in the proper use and prescription of THC in its synthetic or herbal form.”

Observational trial data published in 2012 in the British Medical Journal previously reported that adults with a history of marijuana use had a lower prevalence of type 2 diabetes and possess a lower risk of contracting the disease than did those with no history of cannabis consumption, even after researchers adjusted for social variables such as subjects’ ethnicity and levels of physical activity.

Previously published preclinical data also indicates that the administration of cannabidiol (CBD) halts the development of type 1 (juvenile) diabetes in mice genetically predisposed to the condition.

Full text of the study, “The cannabinoid ?9-tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) ameliorates insulin sensitivity in two mouse models of obesity,” is available online here
- See more at: Even More Science Suggesting That Cannabinoids May Halt Diabetes | NORML Blog, Marijuana Law Reform
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