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10 Myths About Diabetes You Should Stop Believing

Myth 3: Type 2 Diabetes Only Affects Fat People

While it’s true that people with type 2 diabetes may also be overweight, it doesn’t mean that a more fit person isn’t exposed. As research has shown, about 20% of people with type 2 diabetes have a normal weight or are even underweight.

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2 thoughts on “10 Myths About Diabetes You Should Stop Believing”

  1. I see this as an encouragement for people with diabetes not to worry about eating sugar and carbs. I consider this an absolutely irresponsible statement!
    We probably can consider that it is not realistic trying to completely eliminate sugar and carbs, but a strong effort is recommended and should be made to reduce its intake to a minimum.

  2. Great and important information! These facts and others like it should be in every Doctors office! We are being led to believe something different then whay you are suggesting. Thank you for the information!

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