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10 Myths About Diabetes You Should Stop Believing

Myth 9: People With Diabetes Are More Prone To Illness

People with diabetes are not more likely to have colds or other illnesses. The significance of illness for people with diabetes is that it can make the management of blood glucose levels more difficult which can increase the severity of an illness or infection. Prevention of illness is particularly important and therefore flu jabs are advisable and free.

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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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