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Halaal Health Foods

Halaal Health Foods

If you’re struggling to find Halaal health food, we may have the answer! Check out the new business that has recently launched in Cape Town and keep your eyes peeled on the second issue of Sweet Life 2016 for an in-depth interview with the founders… New wellness brand, Bene-Vita (meaning good life), has proved to […]

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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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Cycle 4 Diabetes

Cycle 4 Diabetes

We’re very excited to share the details of the 2015 Cycle 4 Diabetes relay with you – a 52-hour cycling relay starting today! Check out all the details below and follow them on Facebook and Twitter for live updates! With massive increases in the incidence of diabetes and obesity, South Africa is sitting on a […]

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Itching Eyes Related to Diabetes?

Itching Eyes Related to Diabetes?

Hi, Could you help with some information please? I’m a Type 1 diabetic and my eyes are always itchy and red, and it’s like the veins in my eyelids always throb… Is this normal? Thanks, Ash

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Best Medical Aid for Diabetics?

Best Medical Aid for Diabetics?

Hi there, I would like to find out which medical aids have the most benefits for diabetes ? Thank you! – Bartho

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All About the Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

All About the Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

We recently got an email from a reader who loves the Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) and asked us to write an article about it in Sweet Life magazine next year – we will! Here’s what he has to say about it. — I’ve been a Type 1 Diabetic since 2006 (at age 27). I’m on […]

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Want to Take Part in a Diabetic Trial?

Want to Take Part in a Diabetic Trial?

Sweet Life was recently approached by Dr Lara Hatchuel, who works for a company called Clinresco Centres based in Kempton Park. They currently have three international diabetic trials, and are looking for participants.

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Uncontrollable Diabetes

Uncontrollable Diabetes

A professional nurse from Ekurhuleni East has a question about blood sugar control.

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Diabetic in Pretoria Needs Help

Diabetic in Pretoria Needs Help

Good morning, I am a diabetic and live in Pretoria. I have problems controlling my sugar and have to use Metformin 850. My problem is I have no idea when it is high or low. Where in Pretoria can I find a government diabetic clinic? Currently I am unemployed and every time I go to […]

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