21 Diabetic Myths Exposed

21-diabetic-myths-exposed21 Diabetic Myths Exposed

Diabetes is not a contagious disease. You can not catch it from someone else. It is also not hereditary. Although, if family members have diabetes then this will increase your chances of contracting the disease.

1. Eating Too Much Sugar Causes Diabetes.
2. If you’re overweight you will eventually contract diabetes.
3. Type 2 is a mild form of diabetes.
4. Diabetics should eat diabetic food.
5. People with diabetes eventually go blind.
6. If you have diabetes then you must soak your feet daily.
7. Insulin can cause men to become impotent.
8. You can catch diabetes through someone else.
9. Diabetics are more likely to catch flu or colds.
10. You can eat as much fruit as you like.
11. Diabetes can be cured through diet.
12. You can be a borderline diabetic.
13. Diabetics can no longer play sport.
14. It is not safe to drive if your diabetic.
15. Diabetics should not eat certain fruits.
16. Diabetics should not cut their own toenails.
17. You should not eat sugary products.
18. Diabetics should never eat chocolate.
19. If you have to go on insulin then you are not looking after yourself properly.
20. You should never take Aspirin if your diabetic.
21. If you’re diabetic then your doomed.


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