MYTHS OF DIABETES
1.Diabetes can be caught from others.
2.Eating too much sugar causes diabetes.
3.I will. Get diabetes because Iam overweight/obese.
4.People should eat special diabetic foods.
5.If you have diabetes you should not eat rice.
FACTS OF DIABETES
1.No, diabetes is not contagious. It cant be caught from others, Gentics play an important role in Diabetes and lifestyle factors.
2.Diabetes is not caused by eating too much sugar. Rather is caused by a deficiency or complete absence of INSULIN, hormone that hepls blood sugar get into cells.
3.Diabetes is caused by combination of genetic and Lifestyle facotrs. Being overweight does increases the risk of TYPE 2 DIABETES. If you have a family history of diabetes, a healthy meal plan and regular exercise are recommended to manage you weight.
4.A healthy meal plan, with low fats, complex carbs, fiber, low sodium diet has to be follow in regular intervals.
5.Rice can be eaten along with wholegrain food and Do not overeat the amount of carbs at one meal. calculated carbs meal helps you to eat rice with portion control.