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People with diabetes face many myths that can get in the way of both their diabetes care and enjoying life. Each week, we debunk one of the most common myths about diabetes to help you live better with diabetes.

Myth of the Week

MYTH #8:   No matter what I do, I will get complications.
TRUTH:   Complications are not inevitable. They are brought on by the combination of high blood sugars, blood lipids and blood pressure. Control these measures near normal to protect health. Have the regular screening tests done to find any changes EARLY, when they can be successfully treated.

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Last Updated: Wednesday December 31, 2014 20:55:50
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