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Cannabis use linked with risk for diabetic ketoacidosis

Cannabis, or marijuana, is now legal for adult use in Canada, and new research is shedding light on its health effects in people with diabetes.

In November 2018, JAMA Internal Medicine reported that people with type 1 diabetes who have used cannabis within the past year may have a higher risk for diabetic ketoacidosis compared with non-users.
 

Parliamentary Health Committee calls for a nation-wide diabetes strategy

Diabetes Canada commends the all-party federal Standing Committee on Health for its recommendation today that a national diabetes strategy – Diabetes 360°‚Äč – be implemented. 

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