Have you heard about Beyond Type 2? We are big fans. This site is chock full of resources and guides for living with and understanding Type 2 diabetes. I want to point out the Diabetes Myths Debunked article. It covers a lot of territory and is definitely worth a read.
From Beyond Type 2... 11 Myths About Diabetes
Check out the entire article to find out the truth about these topics.
Diabetes isn't that serious.
You get Type 2 diabetes after you have been scared.
Being overweight causes diabetes; thin people don't have diabetes.
I can never eat sweets or my favorite foods again and have to follow a strict, bland diet.
Diabetes doesn't run in my family, so I'm good to go.
It's okay to stop taking my medication once my blood sugar is under control.
Type 2 diabetes is a death sentence.
Going on insulin means you "failed" at diabetes management.
Type 2 diabetes can be cured.
Insulin causes blindness.
Eating too much sugar causes Type 2 diabetes.
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