Cannabis Strains For Diabetes – The Facts

Cannabis strains for diabetes is one of the highest searched terms at present.  Not a surprise since the number of people being diagnosed has quadrupled in the last 30 years.  Cannabis strains for diabetes is known to:

  • lower fasting insulin levels
  • lower levels of insulin resistance
  • increases levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
  • smaller belly circumference

Here we take a look at which strains are best for insulin resistance and how they work.

#1.  Harlequin

This is a combination of Sativa and Indica.  Sativa has high THC and Indica has High CBD.  This Hybrid has is 75% Sativa and 25% Indica.  This is a good ratio as the CBD tends to reduce the THC “head high”.  This strain is great for those suffering from anxiety due to their diabetes symptoms.

Place of origin:  Colombia, Thailand and Switzerland crossbreed.

#2.  Charlottes Web

This strain was developed strictly for treating epilepsy.  This strain is low in THC and high in CBD, helping with many ailments and without the high. This is a popular strain used for making CBD oil. It has helped many children who suffer from epilepsy.

Place of origin:  Colorado, USA.

#3.  Sour Diesel

Sour Diesel is 85%  Sativa. It is a potent weed, best used by those who smoke often rather than occasionally.  This strain relieves stress symptoms and boosts energy, best smoked in the morning.

Place of origin: unknown – but thought to be partly from Mexico.


#4.  Durban Poison

This pure Sativa strain that originates from South Africas coastal area, packs a powerful punch.  When smoked, increases productivity without that tired feeling.  This strain helps diabetics get up and going so that they reduce their risk of obesity.

Place of origin: Kwazulu Natal, South Africa


 #5.  Blue Dream

The most popular strain used by people who have diabetes.  It is a Sativa strain and is a great stress reliever.  It is also known to help with headaches and depression.

Place of origin: Santa Cruz, USA.