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Debunking Some Myths and Misconceptions of Diabetes

by Mark Benson on October 17, 2011

Diabetes Myths and Misconceptions

Diabetes is a life long condition and many individual diabetics have their own personalized account of how to manage the disease. These stories have become the source of many myths and misconceptions of this condition and have lead many astray regarding proper care and management of the disease resulting in greater complications.

These myths and misconceptions can only be debunked through proper discussion and increased awareness on the proper techniques regarding the disease. These myths are as follows: [click to continue…]

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Diabetes UK Urged People to Stop Myth

June 15, 2010 Diabetes General

A health advocacy organization urged people to separate fact from fiction about diabetes.  The public still misunderstands the disease that has affected millions of people worldwide, the group claimed. According to a survey by Diabetes UK, nearly half or 42 per cent of the people surveyed thought that eating too much sugar could cause diabetes. […]

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