diabetes

August 1, 2018

How to Use Cannabis Oil to Treat Diabetes

There are ways and means to use cannabis oil to treat diabetes, and how you do it is essential. This is because treating diabetes is complex: this is the umbrella term for several diseases which are related to the inefficient production of insulin in the body. How you use cannabis oil to treat diabetes depends on which strain you have and whether you are in it for life or if you can indeed manage and reverse the disease. Diabetes is a Complex Disease Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disease which is usually genetically inherited and can be triggered by a trauma. The immune system attacks the beta cells in the pancreas which secrete insulin. This autoimmune reaction can also be stimulated by chemicals, certain foods which cause allergic reactions, soy, milk or even a virus. Type 1 Diabetes cannot be cured but the patient has to manage the disease for life, injecting insulin every day. Type 2 Diabetes is caused by a resistance to insulin where the blood sugar levels are far too high. Insulin receptors cannot keep up the production of insulin to manage the high blood glucose so eventually they stop working. But this type of diabetes […]
January 17, 2018

Diabetes Benefits From Cannabis Oil

Diabetes Benefits From Cannabis Oil How does diabetes benefit from cannabis oil, you may wonder? The first step is to understand exactly what a) diabetes is, and b) what cannabis oil is. Cannabis has been used as a medical supplement for centuries and originates from Asia. Now various countries have legalised medical cannabis, but cannabis in general is not legal in many parts of the world. This is because one chemical compound called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) makes you high. Other cannabinoids are therapeutic and are non-psychoactive and these include cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabinol (CBN). For this article, we are talking about CBD and how it benefits diabetes. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a group of diseases which have something in similar – high blood sugar or glucose. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic disease which results in the pancreas not being able to produce insulin anymore and usually affects children. Type 2 diabetes is also a chronic disease where the blood sugar is very high but the patient does not experience many other symptoms and usually it affects adults. Type 1 cannot be reversed but type 2 can. And before diabetes 2 breaks out, it can be called prediabetes as the […]