Biggest Diabetes Myths

Confused african american manDiabetes is a huge issue in the African-American community. Out of all adults 20 years or older,  over 13 percent have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Not only is the risk almost double than that of whites, but it’s also more likely that life-threatening complications occur. So, proper education on diabetes is not just helpful, but essential.

Here are seven common myths about diabetes:

1. Myth: “It’s not even that serious.”