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Does type 2 diabetes and diabetic retinopathy qualify you for a medical marijuana?
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Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree
In brief: No way, dude!
There is no medical indication for the use of marijuana in diabetic retinopathy nor type 2 diabetes - although i get this request a few times a week practicing in a state that has no legal medical marijuana.
The effects of marijuana: increased appetite, mellow feeling, and slowing down are the opposite of what you need. You need to be dieting and exercising to lose weight.

In brief: No way, dude!
There is no medical indication for the use of marijuana in diabetic retinopathy nor type 2 diabetes - although i get this request a few times a week practicing in a state that has no legal medical marijuana.
The effects of marijuana: increased appetite, mellow feeling, and slowing down are the opposite of what you need. You need to be dieting and exercising to lose weight.
Dr. Harold Peltan
Dr. Harold Peltan
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
You must be from california.
Mary jane (that'll date me) is used by many (perhaps 10 million regular users in america) for relaxation, pleasure, reducing stress and anxiety, nausea caused by chemotherapy, appetite enhancement in chronically ill people... Most 'prescriptions' written for medical marijuana are....Simply an unethical way of getting marijuana.

In brief: No
You must be from california.
Mary jane (that'll date me) is used by many (perhaps 10 million regular users in america) for relaxation, pleasure, reducing stress and anxiety, nausea caused by chemotherapy, appetite enhancement in chronically ill people... Most 'prescriptions' written for medical marijuana are....Simply an unethical way of getting marijuana.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology
In brief: No
There is no medical need for marijuana with eye diseases.

In brief: No
There is no medical need for marijuana with eye diseases.
Dr. William Goldstein
Dr. William Goldstein
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