Johns Hopkins Diabetes GuideComplications and ComorbiditiesNeurology Psychiatry

Substance Use in Diabetes

Samantha Shapiro, M.D., Jeffrey Hsu, M.D.
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  • Substance use in this module refers to the use of drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, alcohol, and heroin
  • The interaction of various substances and diabetes has not been extensively studied, but research in this field is evolving
  • Substances which have had some scientific evaluation are discussed here

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Last updated: September 9, 2014