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Discussion in 'Diabetes Research' started by DwaynePype, Feb 29, 2016.

  1. DwaynePype

    DwaynePype · Newbie

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    Hi there,

    I am a second year clinical science student and we are currently studying diabetes and metabolism. Part of the project is to change the common (mis)perception of diabetes.

    The reason I am posting is because I would appreciate if people would let me know what everyday myths they have had to face in living with diabetes. For instance, a common one, is that many people think that diabetes per se (not just some cases of type 2) are caused by sugar.

    Thank you,
    James :)
     
  2. tim2000s

    tim2000s Type 1 · Expert
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    You might want to find the stupid thing s you've heard people say about diabetes topic. I'm afraid I don't have a link, but there's some classics on there.
     
  3. DwaynePype

    DwaynePype · Newbie

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    Thank you guys!

    Are there different things that are said to type 2's?

    Oh some of those are right clankers, lord!
     
  4. jrussell88

    jrussell88 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Maybe you should survey non-diabetics to check their misperceptions before you try to change them...
     
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    donnellysdogs Type 1 · Master

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    Very good point jrussell88...and it could be an opportunity to correct a few comments and reasonings!!
     
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