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New research on diabetic foot ulcers

New research on diabetic foot ulcers

Here are some interesting facts and tips from Diabecinn about foot ulcers… See what you think! A recent US study by The Analysis Group showed that foot ulcers led to large medical bills for diabetics – almost double the other costs of treating the condition, according to health portal McKnight’s.com. The study analysed just over [...]

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Recharge Your Feet footcare tips

Check out these fantastic footcare tips from Recharge Your Feet and contact them for more details: Website: www.rechargeyourlife.co.za Phone: 0861 477 915 Email: info@rechargeyourlife.co.za

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Type 1 diabetes tips

Type 1 diabetes tips

This month, we welcome a new member to our Panel of Experts – Dr. Claudine Lee, a GP from Hilton in KZN. Find out more about her (as well as the rest of the experts) here. Here are a few tips from Dr. Lee on how to manage diabetes well – and what advantages insulin [...]

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Rotary Club of Newlands brings free healthcare

Rotary Club of Newlands brings free healthcare

Here at Sweet Life, we love supporting anyone who is offering free healthcare advice and services to those in need. Take a look at what the Rotary Club of Newlands is doing – inspiring stuff! Civil society, big business and the Government will team up from the 2nd to the 4th April 2014 to promote [...]

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‘Parents of Type 1 toddlers’ support group

‘Parents of Type 1 toddlers’ support group

Hi there, all My gorgeous son, David, was diagnosed with Type 1 in January this year. He’s 2 years and 9 months old. I was wondering whether any other moms/dads with Type 1 toddlers might be keen on setting up a support group, either online, or as a monthly get together. I’m based in Northcliff [...]

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Our World Diabetes Day Challenge…

Our World Diabetes Day Challenge…

… Here at Sweet Life is to make sure that YOU are getting your own, free copy of Sweet Life. So tell us: 1. Are you able to get a copy of Sweet Life at the moment? 2. If not, why not? Is there a Clicks Clinic or local support group near you where you [...]

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Celebrate World Diabetes Day by finding out what to eat!

Celebrate World Diabetes Day by finding out what to eat!

Tomorrow, Thursday 14th November 2013, is National Diabetes Day: a day to celebrate diabetes! Woolworths is celebrating the day by giving free dietician-led tours of their stores – see below for details. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) estimates that close to 2 million South African adults, which make up 6.5% of the population, have diabetes. [...]

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All-diabetic cycling team gives us hope

All-diabetic cycling team gives us hope

From 7th to 9th November 2013, a bit of history is being made on South African soil as an all-diabetic cycling team cycle 1 200km in 48 hours to help raise diabetes awareness. Team Novo Nordisk is the only team of its kind in the world that consists entirely of cyclists with Type 1 diabetes. [...]

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Show your support this National Diabetes Month!

Show your support this National Diabetes Month!

It’s National Diabetes Month – the perfect time to get involved in spreading diabetes awareness… Here are some great ways to get involved: Join Sweet Life’s Facebook page, Diabetic South Africans, and meet other people living with diabetes: www.facebook.com/DiabeticSouthAfricans Get informed by reading our community blog, commenting and asking your own questions: www.sweetlifemag.co.za/community Check out [...]

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Low GI and protein dish?

Low GI and protein dish?

Here at Sweet Life magazine, we’re always learning new things… As I’m sure you know, diabetes is a condition that has endless layers of information, and the more you know, the more you want to know! In our November issue, we published this delicious recipe for Stuffed bolognaise veg and said it was low GI. [...]

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