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8 Mitos comunes sobre la diabetes tipo 2

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Un diagnóstico de diabetes tipo 2 puede ser tan estresante como es, sin embargo, empezar a contemplar lo que puede y no puede comer: puede resultar muy abrumador. Sumándole el montón de mitos tontos a su nuevo estilo de vida, puede no saber con exactitud lo que puede comer y lo que es peligroso.

Es por eso que hemos decidido que es importante desacreditar estos ocho mitos comunes sobre la diabetes…

1. El exceso de azúcar causa diabetes

Aunque el sobrepeso contribuye a la aparición de la diabetes tipo 2, la idea de que consumir demasiada azúcar causa la enfermedad es una tontería. Consumir demasiada azúcar es peligroso para los dientes y la cintura, pero no causa diabetes tipo 2. La incapacidad del cuerpo para producir una hormona llamada insulina (que es segregada por el páncreas) es la causa de la diabetes tipo 2. Esta ineficiencia significa que el cuerpo es incapaz de descomponer los alimentos en la energía necesaria para alimentar las células.

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