CBT oil

Has anyone heard of this cannabis derived oil
that can cure type 1 and many inflammatory conditions

Can you explain how it cures Type 1, or is this just what is advertised?

Diabetes cannot be cured. Sorry.

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CBT Oil? Maybe you meant CBD Oil which cures nothing and if it is being advertised as such then I would not give my money to the merchant selling lies.

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At this point, the only thing that can cure type 1 is a pancreas transplant, and anything that is alleged to do so is snake oil. Various things can help to control it,

It seems that the original poster is suggesting CBT as an anti-inflammatory to stop the auto-immune process causing type 1 diabetes in its initial stages so that it is prevented, rather than cured. Even if it could do that, however, there would be the problem of detecting the inflammatory process early enough to intervene effectively, since beta cells don’t regrow once the auto-immune process is stopped.

If only CBT - Cognitive Behavior Therapy could stop the AI process for D and for all the rest of these annoying AI problems that would be something I’d sign up for and suggest we do for our children the moment they arrived on this earth!

What is this CBT for real?!?

The original poster was talking about cannabis derived oil, which seemed to be somehow related to the abbreviation, CBT, as in ‘cannabis derivation therapy.’ However, another CBT, cognitive behavioral therapy, might play a role in preventing the autoimmune attack in type 1 diabetes, since a few studies have suggested that emotional stress may be one of its triggers. There was a study published way back in 1948, when medicine was still interested in psychotherapy and emotions rather than just in chemicals and Big Pharma, that linked childhood trauma to the genesis of what we would now call type 1 diabetes.

The problem is that there are so many varied triggers for type 1 diabetes, it is likely that any one intervention would only block a small percentage of new cases, and it would only work if we had a way of determining which trigger was operative in enough time to block it.

No, I think they meant CBD oil, which is an acronym for cannabinoid, the active ingredient in CBD oil (vs THC, the other main component of interest in marijuana and the one that gets you high). CBD oil may be useful for some things (helping with pain/sleep), but is currently being promoted as the magic cure for everything, which is ridiculous, especially for something like T1.

Also, I’m a huge proponent of CBT as in cognitive-behavioral therapy, but it seems extremely unlikely that it would be a major factor in preventing diabetes, given that physiological stressors seem to be more of a factor in triggering T1 than trauma, or else we would see way more T1 in clinical groups characterized by childhood trauma (e.g., cPTSD, BPD), which doesn’t seem to be the case. On the flipside, T1 increases risk for a range of psychological problems, so CBT probably benefits many people with T1, and a form of CBT, ACT (acceptance and commitment therapy) has been promising for helping people improve their diabetes management.

So many stressors contribute to the development of type 1 diabetes, it is difficult to test one that can’t be found to play some causal role. Generally, anything that activates the immune system can induce it to go into autoimmune overdrive, one of whose consequences is type 1 diabetes. Unfortunately for diabetics, this distorted genetic disposition of the immune system is quite general, and all sorts of autoimmune diseases are more prevalent among type 1 diabetics.

With respect to psychiatric triggers of type 1 diabetes, consider this Swedish study:

Diabetologia. 2015 Jun;58(6):1188-97. doi: 10.1007/s00125-015-3555-2. Epub 2015 Apr 14.

Experience of a serious life event increases the risk for childhood type 1 diabetes: the ABIS population-based prospective cohort study.
Nygren M1, Carstensen J, Koch F, Ludvigsson J, Frostell A.

The aim of this study was to prospectively investigate whether psychological stress during childhood may be a risk factor for manifest type 1 diabetes.
The All Babies In Southeast Sweden (ABIS) study invited all families with babies born between 1 October 1997 and 30 September 1999 in southeast Sweden to participate. Our study subsample includes 10,495 participants in at least one of the data collections at 2-3, 5-6, 8 and 10-13 years of age not yet diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at inclusion; 58 children were subsequently diagnosed. Age at diagnosis was obtained from the national register SweDiabKids in 2012. Family psychological stress was measured via questionnaires given to the parents assessing serious life events, parenting stress, parental worries and the parent’s social support.
Childhood experience of a serious life event was associated with a higher risk of future diagnosis of type 1 diabetes (HR 3.0 [95% CI 1.6, 5.6], p = 0.001) after adjusting for heredity of type 1 diabetes and age at entry into the study. The result was still valid when controlling for heredity of type 2 diabetes, size for gestational age, the parents’ education level and whether the mother worked at least 50% of full time before the child’s birth (HR 2.8 [95% CI 1.5, 5.4], p = 0.002), and also when childhood BMI was added to the model (HR 5.0 [95% CI 2.3, 10.7], p < 0.001).
This first prospective study concluded that experience of a serious life event in childhood may be a risk factor for manifest type 1 diabetes.