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Does Magnesium Lower the Risk of Diabetes?

Does Magnesium Lower the Risk of Diabetes?

A recent study has shown that enough magnesium in the diet could help to prevent hypertension and high blood sugar. And reduce diabetes risk!

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No More Insulin from Local Clinics?

No More Insulin from Local Clinics?

Hi there, I was wondering if you could be so kind as to assist me in the following request. My girlfriend has been a Type 1 diabetic for 23 years and she always collected her insulin from the local clinic. Last month when she collected her insulin she was told that the government clinics don’t […]

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Diabetes Chats: Meet the Expert

Diabetes Chats: Meet the Expert

Every Wednesday at 8pm, the Sweet Life diabetes community gathers together on Facebook (over at Diabetic South Africans) to talk about all things diabetic.

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Advice for newly diagnosed sportswoman

Advice for newly diagnosed sportswoman

Our daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes two weeks ago. Up to then, she spent up to 6 hours a day on the tennis court in her quest to become a pro.

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What Do You Think of Sweet Life?

What Do You Think of Sweet Life?

Have you always wanted to see your name in lights? We can’t quite help out with that, but we are looking for some more testimonials to add to our homepage… So we can put your name in Sweet Life lights!

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Exercising with Diabetes

Exercising with Diabetes

Some tips on exercising with diabetes – what to do with blood sugar, how to snack and exercise and all you need to know as a diabetic who wants to exercise.

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Durban Diabetes Walk

Durban Diabetes Walk

Did you miss out on the Durban Diabetes Walk last year? Never fear – it’s going to happen in March this year! Here’s all the info you need…

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Pregnancy and Diabetes

Pregnancy and Diabetes

Here’s a taste of Sweet Life editor Bridget McNulty’s experience with Type 1 diabetes and pregnancy… Published in The Daily News…

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Happy World Diabetes Day!

Happy World Diabetes Day!

This World Diabetes Day, let’s make sure everyone we know is aware of the five symptoms of diabetes and gets themselves tested – share this now!

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Ready for an Insulin Pump?

Ready for an Insulin Pump?

In issue 12 of Sweet Life magazine we interviewed insulin pump expert (and user) Imke Kruger about her experiences with the insulin pump…

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