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An Unusual Cause of Recurrent Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Type 1 Diabetes

      Marijuana is one of the most commonly used recreational drugs in the US, and the use is increasing after legalization in various states.
      • Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality
      National Survey on Drug Use and Health.
      • Ghosh T.S.
      • Van Dyke M.
      • Maffey A.
      • Whitley E.
      • Erpelding D.
      • Wolk L.
      Medical marijuana's public health lessons—implications for retail marijuana in Colorado.
      • Monte A.A.
      • Zane R.D.
      • Heard K.J.
      The implications of marijuana legalization in Colorado.
      We report 2 cases with recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis as consequences of chronic marijuana use.
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