obesity

Diabetes Myths

Diabetes Myths

Do you have diabetes or prediabetes? If so, you may be getting a lot of messages about it. Some of those messages may be conflicting, and some may be difficult to believe. Which information is true, and which should you ignore? These are 7 myths about diabetes, and the truths behind them.

Natalie Stein

Exercise, Fitness & Nutrition Expert | Assistant Professor of Public Health

Why Added Sugar Labels Matter for Diabetes Prevention

Why Added Sugar Labels Matter for Diabetes Prevention

For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will require the nutrition labels on food packages to display added sugars. Reducing sugar intake is an important goal for everyone, not only those with prediabetes or at risk of type 2 diabetes, but for everyone. Consuming sugar can lead to health problems such as weight gain, obesity, and heart disease.

Natalie Stein

Exercise, Fitness & Nutrition Expert | Assistant Professor of Public Health