5 body odours that could mean you have a disease

2017-09-16 07:29

These smells can signal more than a skipped shower.

Diabetes info app launched

2017-08-13 06:00

The CDE has launched its club app to provide people who have diabetes with valuable information on managing the condition and tools to track their progress.

‘Can I drink alcohol if I have diabetes?’

2017-08-01 08:08

For anyone – whether you have diabetes or not – the key word when consuming alcohol is moderation.

New diabetes meds linked to life-threatening complication

2017-06-09 11:19

A study found that SLGT2 inhibitors can increase the risk for a dangerous condition known as diabetic ketoacidosis.

Do all type 1 diabetics need to have an annual eye exam?

2017-04-21 11:24

New research suggests that an individual's risk level for diabetic eye disease should determine how often they're screened.

SA woman fights diabetes: ‘I need to forgive myself’

2017-03-03 14:12

Makhehla Mosia from Qwaqwa in the Free State believes making good choices will have her well on the way to dealing with her diabetes and regaining her health.

Sugar tax: Thousands could lose their jobs, says Cosatu

2017-02-14 15:59

As the public hearings on sugar tax proceeded today, Cosatu cautioned that policymakers shouldn't be in a rush to make decisions.

Slim, but sedentary? Beware of prediabetes!

2017-01-30 13:30

Inactivity is associated with greater risk of prediabetes, even for healthy-weight adults, a new study finds.

Diabetic foot care extra important during cold weather

2017-01-13 09:49

A specialist warns that patients with diabetes should change out of wet or damp socks, and towel dry their feet as soon as possible.

Steps to keep diabetic complications at bay

2016-11-25 15:14

People with diabetes should go for regular doctor visits and tests, and may also need to see specialists from time to time.


5 tips to control diabetes

2017-09-14 12:57

Diabetes is not a death sentence. With these tips, you can control the condition and live your lifestyle to the fullest

5 things diabetics need to know about over-the-counter meds

2017-08-10 07:49

Many remedies for a cold, cough and headache contain carbs and as much alcohol as a glass of beer or wine, a pharmacist says.

This is why some type 1 diabetics still produce insulin

2017-07-04 12:58

Swedish researchers have launched a study to see if they can boost insulin production in people with type 1 diabetes who are still making some insulin.

Transplant of insulin-producing cells – new hope for diabetics

2017-05-12 14:42

A diabetic mom who had insulin-producing islet cells transplanted into her omentum, a fatty membrane in the belly, doesn't need insulin injections any more.

Diabetes: You can have a cheat meal and stay healthy

2017-03-24 09:29

You're at a party and cake is served. As a diabetic, what do you do? The good news is you can have your cake and eat it, the trick is to follow a balanced diet. Dietitian Leanne Katzenellenbogen tells us how.

Belly fat may raise risk of diabetes

2017-02-15 12:47

Researchers have found that people who are genetically predisposed to an apple-shaped body type, could face a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

Diabetes linked to pancreatic cancer

2017-02-01 12:49

New research suggests that doctors and their diabetic patients should be aware that the onset of diabetes or rapidly deteriorating diabetes could be the first sign of hidden pancreatic cancer.


Busting myths about diabetes

2017-01-16 11:10
Do you still believe that eating too much sugar will cause diabetes? Don’t – here are six myths you must stop believing today…

Do you still believe that eating too much sugar will cause diabetes? Don’t – here are six myths you must stop believing today…

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Viral infections linked to type 1 diabetes

2017-01-11 12:02

A recent study found that a group of common viral infections, caused by enteroviruses, may have ties to type 1 diabetes.

WATCH: How this diabetic lost 130kg

2016-11-25 14:39

A few years ago Manie Pretorius weighed almost 200 kilograms.

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