Published: 3 October 2022
Author(s): Rupak Desai, Akhil Jain, Bhavin A Patel, Ashish Sadolikar, Thomas Alukal
Section: Letter to the Editor

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a known risk factor for cardiovascular complications. Diabetic patients have higher rates of morbidity, mortality, and reinfarction following myocardial infarction than non-diabetics. Cannabis is one of the most used substances for recreational purposes with approximately 200 million users worldwide. In 2020 the National Institute of Drug Abuse reported that 50 million Americans ages 12 and older had used cannabis within the past year. Chronic or regular use of cannabis may adversely affect the cardiovascular, neurological, and mental health of the population [1,2].


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