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Myths and facts of diabetes

Author: Gaytán Kenya
Description: There are so many myths in regards to Diabetes, that it has become an important task for nutritionists to share what the reality of this disease is, specially when it comes to the type of diet that a person who has this disease needs to follow. Is it a hereditary disease? Could it be cured? Can you tell what some of the myths and facts are?
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Content:
Quiz:

1. There are two types of diabetes which are the most common ones. Type 1 diabetes is caused by genetics and unknown factors that trigger its onset; Being overweight increases your risk for developing type 2.
A) TRUE
B) FALSE

2. People with type 1 diabetes find it too difficult to participate in sports or exercise.
A) TRUE
B) FALSE

3. Urinating often, feeling very thirsty or hungry, having blurry vision and cuts/bruises that are slow to heal are some of the first symptoms of diabetes.
A) TRUE
B) FALSE

4. Insulin causes weight gain.
A) TRUE
B) FALSE

5. If you have diabetes, you%27re more likely to catch a cold.
A) TRUE
B) FALSE

6. A strong feeling of anger, fright, or shock could cause diabetes.
A) TRUE
B) FALSE

7. Drinking a daily juice of liquefied nopal, vegetables and other herbs reduce the glucose.
A) TRUE
B) FALSE

8. For women, having polycystic ovarian syndrome — a common condition characterized by irregular menstrual periods, excess hair growth and obesity — increases the risk of diabetes.
A) TRUE
B) FALSE

9. Insulin may cause blindness.
A) TRUE
B) FALSE
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