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Plates over Pills

December 3, 2018
Multimedia   Nutrition  

WATCH: meet the doctor using her garden as her prescription pad.

Diabetes: Your leg or your life

November 19, 2018
News  

It is one of our fastest-growing epidemics. But managing diabetes is complicated when diagnosed late – the main problem for most South Africans. HEALTH-E NEWS’ Amy Green spends time in a surgical ward where people living with complications from the condition often have to choose between amputation and death. And once they have lost a […]

Diabetes ‘will destroy the economy of this country’

November 14, 2018
News  

Local doctors say that if prevention efforts aren’t ramped up, diabetes-related costs to society – especially amputations – will become completely unaffordable.

Reduce your diabetes risk

November 14, 2018
News  

As South Africa marks World Diabetes Day this Wednesday, recent data from the International Diabetes Federation estimates that 3.85-million South Africans have diabetes, with a large portion of them undiagnosed.This equates to an estimated 7% of adults aged between 21 and 79.

New technology reduces 87% of sugars from fruit juice

November 14, 2018
News  

As the globe marks World Diabetes Day this Wednesday, the founder of a juice company claims he has found a successful way to remove 87% of sugar from fruit juice.

World Diabetes Day: ‘My illness doesn’t define me’

November 14, 2018
OurHealth  

Mpumalanga – When Sipho Dlamini (33) was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 17, he was still in high school and came in for a lot of discrimination and family pressure.

Coca-Cola called out for advertising to kids at protest

October 17, 2018
News  

Coca-Cola was called on to keep its promise to remove its advertising in schools during a picket at the beverage manufacturer’s headquarters in Johannesburg on Tuesday [October 2016].