Pot Use Tied to Serious Diabetes Complication


It’s also possible that because marijuana users had lower income and education, an unmeasured factor, such as access to health care or health insurance, may also play a role in raising the risk of DKA, he said.


The study was published online Nov. 5 as a research letter in JAMA Internal Medicine.



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SOURCES: Halis Akturk, M.D., assistant professor, medicine and pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, Aurora, Co.; Joel Zonszein, M.D., director, clinical diabetes center, Montefiore Medical Center, New York City; Nov. 5, 2018,JAMA Internal Medicine, online




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