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A new study published in the [i]American Journal of Medicine[/i] has revealed a potential benefit from the use of cannabis. The article, entitled

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As a Type II diabetic, i control my sugar levels through diet, and 200mg of metformin daily. no need for insulin. But this is good news.

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^ metformin ... ?

Metformin (BP, pronounced /m?t'f?rm?n/, met-FAWR-min; originally sold as Glucophage) is an oral antidiabetic drug in the biguanide class. It is the first-line drug of choice for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, in particular, in overweight and obese people and those with normal kidney function.

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[quote name='Hum' timestamp='1369346090' post='595709736']
^ metformin ... ?
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[url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metformin"]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metformin[/url]

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Very good news and just one more reason cannabis should be freely allowed for medical use.

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and good news for tax too.
as it get legal, it can be legally taxed too.

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Lower your blood sugar a few points, which can also be done with cinnamon capsules, in trade for respiratory & cardiovascular damage from smoking - which is bad for you regardless of the dried leaf used to roll.

I'll stick to the cinnamon.

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[quote name='DocM' timestamp='1369371930' post='595710474']
Lower your blood sugar a few points, which can also be done with cinnamon capsules, in trade for respiratory & cardiovascular damage from smoking - which is bad for you regardless of the dried leaf used to roll.

I'll stick to the cinnamon.
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Solution, e-Sig pot

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[quote name='DocM' timestamp='1369371930' post='595710474']
... damage from smoking - which is bad for you regardless of the dried leaf used to roll.
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Ever heard of a vaporizer?

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Ever hear of allergies? Marijuana is a weed; it cross-reacts with other weed proteins and can cause anaphylaxis. Using a vaporizer does not insulate you from that and smoking is worse because of tars, particulates etc. Use mined phosphate fertilizers (from a mineral known as apatite) and you have similar Polonium-210 and other radionuclide exposure as with many tobaccos (Radium-226 in the phosphate decays into Lead-210 and Polonium-210.) If you're using either make sure it's organically grown without using apatite-based fertilizers.

Bottom line is its effects are not the panacea advocates like to portray and there are downsides, like it or not.

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[quote name='Growled' timestamp='1369360136' post='595710216']
Very good news and just one more reason cannabis should be freely allowed for medical use.
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Hmmm .... I'm checking your back yard ...

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anti-diabetic brownies! just have to stay low carb too.....

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Yes because diabetics with munchies is a good idea.

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Another new article that should wake people up to the lies their government tells them...

All we hear these days are the new things pot has been found to help....It's amazing though how now people have been proven wrong about the paranoid schizophrenia increases in pot smokers they now cling to the "smoke causes damage to your lungs"....Smoking pot is only the tip of the iceberg...Eating it, making it to oil, Vaping it and even just smoking it occasionally all do far less damage to you than 80%-90% of all legal pharmaceuticals.

I'd rather ingest a natural plant than a pill with 100 ingredients that even a doctor would be lost trying to explain them all.... I smoke weed regularly and I haven't been Ill, sick or in pain at any point during....Also since smoking weed more i've dropped a total of 6 and a half stone in weight ( approx 40kg) through gym, diet and an increased well-being which allows me even on my worst day to still get up and sweat it out at the gym. It's made me happier, able to socialise easier, more confident and overall has improved my life a million %...I haven't been as healthy or happy in my 24 years on this planet(suicide attempts, family breakdowns and deep depression, until i started smoking).....

Now tell me i don't deserve to have the same quality of life as others just because mine includes a plant.

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[quote name='DocM' timestamp='1369371930' post='595710474']
Lower your blood sugar a few points, which can also be done with cinnamon capsules, in trade for respiratory & cardiovascular damage from smoking - which is bad for you regardless of the dried leaf used to roll.

I'll stick to the cinnamon.
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True, chromium supplements help also.

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