MYTHS and REALITY
2 million Australians have pre-diabetes & are risk of type 2 diabetes
Every five minutes, someone is diagnosed with diabetes. So you probably know someone who has the condition, or you have it yourself. HFG spotlights eight common diabetes myths.
Diabetes is Australia’s fastest-growing chronic disease, with close to 300 people being diagnosed every day. Almost two million of us have the condition, and roughly 500,000 of these don’t even know they have it.
A fog of misconception and myth swirls around diabetes, especially in relation to diet, making it hard to know the truth. It’s time to shine a light on some of the most prevalent beliefs and reveal the reality, backed by the latest research.