- Was there a link between marijuana use and prediabetes and/or type-2 diabetes?
- Was being obese a factor to eliminate before connecting marijuana and diabetes.?
- Does race/gender and sex/race play a part in the connection?
Marijuana use was associated with the development and prevalence of prediabetes after adjustment. Specifically, occurrence of prediabetes in middle adulthood was significantly elevated for individuals who reported using marijuana in excess of 100 times by young adulthood. Future studies should look to objectively measure mode and quantity of marijuana use in relation to prospective metabolic health."The findings were published in Diabetologia. ___________________________________________________________________________ If you are or a loved one is abusing marijuana, please contact Pace Recovery Center.