With every common problem, people make their own theories and rumors starts building up and sometimes these rumors become so famous that people actually start believing them.
Here are some Myths About Diabetes which are not to be believed at all.
Diabetes Myths Busted
Fat people will end up having Diabetes– Although Obese people are at risk, but it is not for sure that they will definitely be diagnosed with Diabetes.
Eating too much Sweets/Sugar causes Diabetes- Eating too much sweet or sugar does not cause Diabetes, but is diagnosed when your body does not produce enough Insulin or when your cells stop reacting to Insulin.
Diabetic Patients can’t eat normal food- They can very much eat normal food like others. They just need to take proper medication, follow doctor’s advice and try not to eat much sugar or sweet.
Diabetes is only Genetic- Diabetes is genetic, but that doesn’t mean you are safe. If diabetes runs in your family you are at risk, but if it doesn’t then also you can be diagnosed with Diabetes. Keep a check.
Only Obese people are at risk of Diabetes- Obese people are at higher risk, that doesn’t mean that slim people can’t be diagnosed with Diabetes.
Diabetes must not be taken seriously- Diabetes is a serious problem which can lead to death. If diabetes is left un-diagnosed and untreated, it can lead to heart disease, kidney disease, nerve damage and even death.
Diabetes is Contagious- It might be genetic but not contagious at all. There is not even 1% chance of diabetes getting transmitted to another person.
Myths can be dangerous for anyone, be it a diabetic person or a normal. Do research, read articles, consult your doctor before trsting myths and rumours.
Also Read- Signs & Symptoms of Diabetes