Marijuana smokers are less prone to the development of diabetes

Smoking marijuana, which shows cancer patients to relieve pain, may also reduce the risk of diabetes. To this opinion reached by scientists from the Pew Research Center for People and Press, The Daily Mail reports. Their scientific work was based on analysis of the survey data in the period from 2005 to 2010 year. He just absorbed 4 657 patients. 579 respondents had smoked marijuana regularly, 1974 man smoked cannabis in the past, and 2103 human't tried it ever. All participants of the survey was taken by the blood to determine insulin resistance.

Scientists say that smokers of marijuana was found a 16% reduction in controlling the blood sugar levels of the hormone insulin. Those who did not smoke at all, this effect was not observed. In addition, fans of marijuana was less marked waist, while non-smokers its volume was much more that was said about the high risk of developing diabetes. If the obtained data scientists will find the confirmation that can be created with the new method of treatment of diabetes with the help of the active substance contained in marijuana is tetrahydrocannabinol.

Earlier studies have already established that smokers of cannabis like high-calorie foods, but at the same time, it does not influence their BMI. The reason for this phenomenon scientists have not yet been established. It should also be noted that currently Smoking marijuana for medical purposes is legal in 18 States. In addition, for the first time in half a century more than 50 percent of American citizens supported its legalization across the country.

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