Tag Archives: Diabetes

Cannabis tied to serious type 1 diabetes complications

(Reuters Health) – People with type 1 diabetes may be more likely to develop potentially fatal complications when they use cannabis, a recent study suggests. Researchers surveyed 450 patients with type 1 diabetes in Colorado, where cannabis is legal for medical and recreational use. Overall, 30 percent of the participants used cannabis. Compared to nonusers,… Read More »

Amazon launches connected medical device brand focused on diabetes, cardiovascular disease

Amazon’s latest move into the healthcare arena will be focused on helping consumers manage their diabetes or cardiovascular conditions, according to an announcement from Arcadia Group, a brand consultancy firm partnered with the online retail giant. The two companies have launched a new exclusive line of consumer-use medical devices, called the Choice brand, that has… Read More »