World Diabetes Day is round the corner and marking the celebration it is important for you to know facts right about anything related to diabetes diet as that forms an integral part of cure. We often tend to assume stuffs and start believing in them. However for appropriate treatment it is essential to get the myths busted. Here are a couple of myths related to diabetes diet that you should be aware of. Myth - Eating sugar causes diabetes: While this is the general idea the American Diabetes Association states that eating too much sugar alone does not cause diabetes.