CBD & Diabetes

What is Diabetes?

Diabetes occurs when the body cannot make sufficient amount of insulin, resulting in elevated blood sugar. There is Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

Gestational diabetes is a third form of diabetes occurring during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes disappears after a baby is born, but can be a predictor of type 2 diabetes later in life.

Type 1

Unlike type 2, type 1 diabetes is unpreventable. Type 1 occurs when a person’s immune system attacks their insulin-producing pancreas cells. Previously known as “juvenile diabetes,” type 1 can happen in both children and adults.

If you have type 1 diabetes, then you may experience these symptoms:

  • Excessive thirst and urination
  • Excessive hunger
  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Blurred vision

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