Synthetic Cannabinoids: Dangerous for Diabetics?

 A pair of hands wearing blue latex gloves holds a bare hand and a glucose moniter. There is a large illustrated drop of blood between the bare diabetic person's hand and the glucose monitor. The background is blue.

While smoking cannabis appears to be helpful for diabetics managing weight and insulin levels, synthetic cannabinoids could be dangerous. Spanish researchers recently documented a case where a diabetic man expressed dangerously high blood sugar levels after smoking an herbal blend treated with unknown synthetic cannabinoids.