This is AI generated summarization, which may have errors. For context, always refer to the full article.
Claim: The product packaged as Vietnamese Hạ An Đường cures diabetes.
Why we fact-checked this: The post containing the claim has over 1,900 reactions and 351,000 views on Facebook, as of writing.
No cure: According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), there is no cure yet for diabetes.
Diabetes can only be managed: The US CDC says that diabetes can only be managed through interventions, like a healthy diet and an active lifestyle. Medical treatments available for diabetes – like insulin, injectables, and oral medications – only control the blood sugar and do not cure diabetes altogether.
Diabetes prevention: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), type 2 diabetes can be prevented through an active lifestyle, a healthy diet, avoiding smoking, and controlling blood pressure and lipids. However, type 1 diabetes cannot currently be prevented. – Lorenz Pasion/Rappler.com
Keep us aware of suspicious Facebook pages, groups, accounts, websites, articles, or photos in your network by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also report dubious claims to #FactsFirstPH tipline by messaging Rappler on Facebook or Newsbreak via Twitter direct message. You may also report through our Viber fact check chatbot. Let us battle disinformation one Fact Check at a time.