Cannabidiol Arrests Onset of Autoimmune Diabetes in NOD Mice

Research Subject: Autoimmune
Author: Lola Weiss, Michael Zeira, Shoshana Reich et al.
Publish Date: 2008

We have previously reported that cannabidiol (CBD) lowers the incidence of diabetes in young nonobese diabetes-prone (NOD) female mice. In the present study we show that administration of CBD to 11–14 week old female NOD mice, which are either in a latent diabetes stage or with initial symptoms of diabetes, ameliorates the manifestations of the disease.

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