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This group of people has a 7 times greater risk of sudden heart death

2017-11-20 10:00

Healthcare providers need to be aware that young patients with diabetes have an elevated risk of dying.

“Pregnancy gave me diabetes — and I had no idea”

2017-11-14 15:32

“I didn’t know I had gestational diabetes until after [my son] was born.”

What you should know about prediabetes

2017-11-14 10:30

Prediabetes is a wake-up call and can cause complications Fortunately it can be treated. Here's what you should know.

Can diabetes be cured?

2017-11-14 09:30

A diabetes educator sets out to clear up the misconceptions around living with, or even 'curing', diabetes.

This is how I ‘cured’ my diabetes

2017-11-14 07:41

Nicola Davidson was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2006. After a lifestyle overhaul, she reversed her diabetes in five months and plans to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in 2018.

How a tumour may be answer to diabetics' prayers

2017-10-11 13:00

A rare pancreatic tumour may pave the way for regenerating the beta cells that produce insulin.

Fake sugar may not be a safer option for diabetics

2017-09-25 11:00

A new study supports the concept that artificial sweeteners could actually reduce the body's control of blood sugar levels.

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.

 

The dark side of diabetics

2017-11-14 16:31

In honour of November being World Diabetes Month, we take a look at what this all means and how you can cope.

10 tips to manage your diabetes

2017-11-14 11:00

The right strategies can help you live a long, happy, healthy life with diabetes.

Obese people are 80 times more likely to develop this disease

2017-11-14 09:49

Obese people more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those with a normal body-mass index.

The dangerous reason why diabetics are skipping their insulin

2017-11-14 07:41

What is this new eating disorder that can potentially kill diabetics? We take a look.

Here's why diabetics have higher TB risk

2017-10-12 11:44

A Mexican study has found that uncontrolled diabetics are more likely to develop latent TB than the general population.

2 dead diabetics trusted sangomoas over western medicine

2017-09-27 08:54

In rural communities in Mpumalanga it is common for people with diabetes to visit sangomas rather than going to a clinic.

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.

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