Can CBD Oil Be Used to Treat or Prevent Diabetes? What the Research Says | HBE CANADA

Can CBD Oil Be Used to Treat or Prevent Diabetes? What the Research Says

The use of CBD oil as a treatment for diabetes — as well as epilepsy, anxiety, and a wide range of other health conditions — is showing promise, though research is still limited.

CBD is short for cannabidiol, a compound found in the Cannabis sativa plant. The other major compound is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the ingredient that produces a “high.” CBD has no such psychoactive properties.

Among the ongoing areas of research are whether CBD oil may help treat or even lower the risk of developing both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

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