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The Impact of Marijuana Use on Glucose, Insulin, and Insulin Resistance

The Impact of Marijuana Use on Glucose, Insulin, and Insulin Resistance among US Adults– recently released by The American Journal of Medicine– sparked worldwide news last week.

Time Magazine, MSNBC, CBS, Fox News, the Huffington Posts, and dozens of other news outlets covered this research that showed regular marijuana users have better insulin control, are less likely to be insulin resistant, have higher HDL, and have smaller waistlines.

Here is a sampling of the stories.

Marijuana: The Next Diabetes Drug? (Time)

New study suggests pot smokers are skinnier (MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell Show)

Study: Smoking Marijuana Could Make You Thinner (CBS News)

Could marijuana reduce diabetes risk? (FOX News)

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (NBC)

 Research — not regulations — should guide medical marijuana use, journal editor says (Elsevier Connect)

Not Smoking Weed Is Why You’re Fat (Co.Exist)

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