CBD Oil for Diabetes – What You Need To Know

CBD Oil for Diabetes – What You Need To Know

Is CBD oil for Diabetes? In this post, I’m going to answer this question that’s asked by a lot of people who wish to find out more about CBD oil and its many benefits.

I find this very alarming, and I know a lot of people do, too. Perhaps this is the reason more and more people are doing all they can to arm themselves with all the necessary information on how to keep this deadly disease at bay.

What Is Diabetes

Properly known as Diabetes mellitus, diabetes is a metabolic disease that causes blood sugar levels to rise. We know that sugar in the blood is moved by the hormone insulin into the cells to either be stored or used in the form of energy. If you have diabetes, two things happen. It’s either your body does not produce enough insulin or it does produce enough insulin but just can’t use it effectively.

This results in a high level of sugar in the blood, and when left untreated can cause serious damage to the eyes, nerves, kidneys, and the rest of the bodily organs. It’s even a risk factor for stroke and heart disease.

Now, there are different types of diabetes, and managing it depends on the type. And while obesity is a major contributing factor to diabetes, not all who have diabetes are overweight, just as not all who are overweight have diabetes. I even know people who have had it since their childhood.

Before we move on, let me break down to you the different types of diabetes.

Glucose Meter For Testing Blood Sugar LevelsFirst, there’s Type 1 diabetes, which is an autoimmune disease. In this case, the immune system attacks the cells in the pancreas, rendering it unable to properly produce insulin. It’s not quite clear yet among experts what causes the immune system to attack and damage pancreatic cells in the case of Type 1 diabetes, but 10% of diabetes sufferers have this type of diabetes.

The second type is Type 2 diabetes. This is when the body develops resistance to insulin, resulting in the build-up of sugar in the blood.

And then there’s Prediabetes, which occurs when the blood sugar in the body is higher than normal, although it’s not high enough to be considered type 2 diabetes.

Finally, there’s what we call Gestational diabetes, which occurs among pregnant women. With this diabetes, the placenta produces insulin-blocking hormones, causing high blood sugar levels.

How Does CBD Oil Help?

You may be wondering why people would inquire about CBD oils for diabetes when there are already long-established treatments for the disease. I believe one of the reasons for this is not because CBD can cure diabetes, but that it has been proven to offer relief to a number of health conditions.

CBD is short for Cannabidiol, a component extracted from the Cannabis plant. It’s one of the many chemicals that scientists found to appear to bind to brain receptors and produce certain effects. You have to understand, though, that this component does not produce any kind of “high” whatsoever, as what I often mention in my posts about CBD. It’s THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) that does that.

Moreover, CBD comes in different forms. There’s CBD edibles, CBD topicals, CBD capsules, and of course, CBD oil. It’s up to how you want to take your CBD, although that would also depend on what you’re trying to treat. You certainly can’t treat diabetes with CBD cream. For that, I would recommend CBD oil, which you can place a few drops under your tongue and hold it there for one minute. This allows for better absorption of the oil via your blood vessels. You can swallow the oil after that.

Now, for the big question. Why use CBD oils for diabetes?

Diabetes is considered an inflammatory condition, particularly Type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is also characterized by chronic inflammation of a region in the pancreas referred to as the islets of Langerhans.

Person Giving Themselves An Insulin InjectionCBD has been found to have anti-inflammatory properties, and it is in this manner that it can be useful for the treatment of diabetes. Studies have found that CBD has the potential to reduce insulin resistance, as well as to moderate blood sugar levels for individuals with type 2 diabetes who are not taking insulin.

In another animal study, researchers tested CBD on a group of mice with reduced blood flow to the brain, which is a diabetes complication for some people. The researchers found that CBD was able to cut down high blood sugar or hyperglycemia, as well as lower bad cholesterol levels and increase insulin production.

A similar study found that CBD could ease swelling and pain caused by nerve damage and that it could reduce chronic inflammation and neuropathic pain, two symptoms often affecting people with diabetes.

Which CBD Oil Should You Use?

Now that we know that CBD oil has the potential to relieve symptoms caused by diabetes, another question to ask ourselves is which CBD oils to use for the condition. I would say that the best CBD oils to choose for diabetes is one that’s produced by a reputable company verified by a lab testing company. This will help ensure that what the manufacturers place on the label of their products is truthful and accurate.

Green Roads 550MG CBD OilThis is important even when you’re dealing with pharmaceutical drugs, but it’s even important for CBD products, because at this time, CBD is considered an unregulated market, and studies have shown that there are many CBD oil products that mislead consumers.

Additionally, I would recommend that you stay away from CBD oil products that contain added ingredients, artificial dyes, and artificial flavorings.

I personally use  oil, though not for diabetes, but for other reasons. Nevertheless, I know people with diabetes who use CBD oil, and most of them would say that while it doesn’t have any direct impact on their blood sugars, it allows them to perform activities, such as exercising, without pain. It also improves their sleep, which they find really helpful as these positive benefits of CBD oil have helped them deal with their diabetes symptoms with more ease.

Considerations Before Using CBD Oil For Diabetes

Insulin Syringe For DiabeticsI want you to understand that manufacturers of CBD oil do not claim that CBD oil can cure diabetes. However, if you wish to use CBD oils for diabetes, I can reassure you that you are on the right path. Just remember to consult your doctor before using the product for your condition, because even if it’s generally safe for people with diabetes, only your doctor can give you the “go” signal on whether it’s okay for you to use it. And if you are in doubt about CBD oils for diabetes, don’t hesitate to contact me. I will be more than willing to provide additional information that may help you in your decision-making.


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Comments (10)

  • Joseph Reply

    Hi Richard, I must say that I have understood about CBD Oil better for the first time through your article and your website. Diabetes is a global health challenge and every medication that can help in the management is a welcome development.

    Your article have also differentiated the different types of CBD oil which will make it easy for all users to check the chemical content in making choice when making a purchase.

    I will forward your website to some persons I know who will be delighted to make a purchase for their personal use.

    I wish you more success.


    June 7, 2020 at 3:11 pm
    • Richard Reply

      Thank you for reading my post and the the prompt and courteous reply.

      June 7, 2020 at 8:28 pm
  • mondayjosep Reply

    hello dear, thanks a lot for sharing such concise and amazing post this article is great and gives great information bout diabetes I pick interest on this subject diabetes I pick interest on this subject because a friend of mine  is currently truggle with diabetes right now I have learn a lot from your post I appreciate you for this helpful tips  I think it’s came at the right time 

    June 7, 2020 at 8:02 pm
    • Richard Reply

      Thank you so much for checking out my post

      June 7, 2020 at 8:13 pm
  • evansese Reply

    hello dear,

    awesome job you did in putting up such an informative article  written  on the importance of CBD oil for diabetes.. in recent times cannabis have  proven to be very useful in a medical feed and it has indeed helped in making a lot of products that has been very helpful in keeping us healthy, I believe it will indeed make a great way in treating diabetic patients..

    June 7, 2020 at 8:21 pm
    • Richard Reply

      Thank you very much for your reply

      June 7, 2020 at 8:23 pm
  • evans Reply

    hello dear,

    what a great post you’ve got here on the importance of cannabis oil for diabetic patient.. I must say that engaging with several top bloggers like you and visiting your blog much often has been a joy and very educational to me against me the opportunity to learn more each time I read your articles..

    I look forward to sharing this intriguing article…

     thanks for sharing, have a great day..

    stay safe …

    June 7, 2020 at 8:22 pm
    • Richard Reply

      Thank you ver much for your great feedback. I hope you enjoyed reading out post as much as I enjoy sharing it.

      If you have any questions please feel feel free to contact me and I will get back to you ASAP.


      June 8, 2020 at 11:17 am
  • Thousand Reply

    Heloo there, I really want to say a big thank to you for sharing this insightful and educatinonal article on CBD oil for diabetes. It’s really of a great interest to me that I am seeing this post, a family member of mine is currently a victim of the type 2 diabetes. Seeing this article has given more details on the usefulness of CBD oil for type 2 diabetes. 

    June 8, 2020 at 8:01 pm
    • Richard Reply

      Thank you for reading my post and providing your feedback, it very valuable to us in determining what are readers like and dislike about our published posts. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to me and I will get back to you ASAP

      June 8, 2020 at 8:43 pm

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