DIABETES CARE

Debunking the Misconceptions of Diabetes--Myth 7

By Michele C. Hollow @michelechollow
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July 21, 2017

Myth: People with diabetes are more susceptible to catching a cold.

Fact: This rumor may have gotten started because people who have not managed their diabetes can feel tired and run down. The truth is that you are no more likely to get sick if you have diabetes than someone who doesn’t have the disease.

 

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Updated:  

February 28, 2020

Reviewed By:  

Janet O’Dell, RN