Some facts and myths about diabetes
Many presumed “facts” are thrown about in the paper press, magazines and on the internet regarding about diabetes; some of them are, in fact, myths. It is important that people with diabetes, pre-diabetes, their loved ones, employers and schools have an accurate picture of the disease. Below are some diabetes facts and myths:
- People with diabetes should not exercise – NOT TRUE!! Exercise is important facts about diabetes for people with diabetes, as it is for everybody else. Exercise helps manage body weight, improves cardiovascular health, improves mood, helps blood sugar control, and relieves stress. Patients should discuss exercise with their doctor first.