10 Hidden Facts about Diabetes
3. Type 2 diabetes is the more common form. Only about five percent of all people with diabetes have type 1 diabetes.
4. If you are at risk, type 2 diabetes can be prevented with moderate weight loss and 30 minutes of physical activity (such as brisk walking) each day.
5. A person with diabetes can have the same food as that which is recommended for people without diabetes but with a few changes in portion size and carb content.
8. Good control of diabetes reduces the risk of developing complications and if complications have set in, it also prevents them from getting worse.