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Diabetes Performance for National Diabetes Month

Diabetes Performance for National Diabetes Month

Good day, We are the Blood Sugars project from the University of the Witwatersrand and the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital. November is National Diabetes Month. We have created a performance that takes people through a reflective journey through the use of storytelling and metaphor. The aim of the performance is to explore the complexities […]

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Diabetes and Alcohol

Diabetes and Alcohol

Do you drink alcohol? Do you know how it affects your blood sugar? Here’s some fantastic advice from community member Ane on how to deal with drinking and diabetes: I’m a second year student in Stellenbosch, which is not very helpful with all the beautiful wineries etc here for a type 1. I do, however, […]

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Humans of South Africa

Humans of South Africa

Hi there, I am a writer, copywriter and journalist; I have been running Humans of SA for 2 years – we also have a Facebook page. I wanted to create a space where I could share South African stories. My aim has always been to open windows into worlds we might know nothing about. I […]

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Managing Diabetes During Ramadaan

Managing Diabetes During Ramadaan

Ramadaan can be a difficult time for those Muslim diabetics who want to fast and don’t know how to incorporate fasting into their diabetes diet. We asked Pietermaritzburg-based dietician Sumaya Sooliman for some advice on managing diabetes during Ramadaan and she gave us this fantastic information… Read on! ——- Ramadaan is the ninth month of […]

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Diabetes Turned My Life Around

Diabetes Turned My Life Around

Hi everyone… It’s so heartening to read all of the posts on your website and learn from all of your experiences! It has inspired me to share my story on your website. I am a 40 year old Indian male. Two years ago (18 December 2013) to be exact, I had admitted my self to […]

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Diabetes chat on Afternoon Express

Diabetes chat on Afternoon Express

Sweet Life editor Bridget McNulty was recently interviewed on Afternoon Express on SABC3 – here’s the episode if you’d like to watch! She was joined by some fantastic diabetes experts who spoke about everything from health to diet, support and living with the condition. Make yourself a cuppa and watch them all below…

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Strandfontein Diabetes Walk this weekend

Strandfontein Diabetes Walk this weekend

Want to get involved in a diabetes walk in Strandfontein? Here are all the details: When: Saturday 28th November 2015 Where: Leaving from the Strandfontein Clinic in Welgelegen Ave. What: 3 to 5km walk. Time: Gates will be open from 7am for late registrations. Warm-up will be done by Virgin Active at 8.15 till 8.30am. […]

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Cape Town Diabetes Walk next weekend

Cape Town Diabetes Walk next weekend

The Western Cape branch of Diabetes SA has partnered with the Lions to organise a walk this National Diabetes Month – get all the details below! When: Saturday 28th November 2015 Where: Cape Academy for Maths, Science and Technology, Firgrove Way, Constantia Route: Through the Tokai Forest Find out more: By emailing eventswc@diabetessa.org.za   A […]

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Bellville Diabetes Awareness Day

Bellville Diabetes Awareness Day

Do you live in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town? Be sure to attend this free diabetes awareness day!

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Sweet Life in the Sunday Times

Sweet Life in the Sunday Times

Just a quick note to say – did you see Sweet Life interviewed in the Sunday Times last week, for National Diabetes Month? If not, take a look below… Read more great Sunday Times Neighbourhood content at www.yourneighbourhood.co.za

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