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Top Ten Misconceptions About Diabetes(3)

Time : 2022-12-14 Hits : 11


5: People with diabetes cannot eat rice and other staple foods?

Main foods such as rice and noodles are important for people with diabetes. Diabetes people's ability to regulate blood sugar is not good, if they do not eat staple foods, carbohydrate intake is insufficient, it is easy to cause low blood sugar.

People with diabetes must not only eat staple foods, but also eat wisely. We can choose the main food species that have less impact on blood sugar, such as various grains, beans, and potatoes.

The digestion and absorption of the staple foods of these varieties is slow, and the effect on postprandial blood glucose is smaller than rice and noodles.

6: Diabetes is "geriatric disease" and young people do not get this disease?

Common types of diabetes are type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes often occurs in childhood, whereas type 2 diabetes is more common in the elderly.

However, with the economic development, people eat more foods that are high in fat, high in sugar and high in calories, and fewer and fewer physical activities.

These factors make it easier for people to get diabetes. Many young people now also have type 2 diabetes.

7: Diabetes is due to eating more sugar?

The risk factors for diabetes are complex.Overall, it is divided into genetic and environmental categories.

Among the environmental risk factors, the dietary structure is irrational; eating too much fat, high sugar, high calorie foods and diabetes are related;

However, a healthy person who ingests large amounts of sugar once or twice is not enough to cause diabetes.

Too much sugar can cause transient hyperglycemia, which can be regulated by the body to restore normal blood sugar levels.

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