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Looking for Diabetes Support

Looking for Diabetes Support

A Type 1 diabetic from Zambia reaches out for diabetes support.

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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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Type 1 Diabetes and Endurance Sports

Type 1 Diabetes and Endurance Sports

A Type 1 diabetic asks for advice about blood sugar levels and mountain biking.

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Chronic Burning Feet

Chronic Burning Feet

A query about chronic burning feet and diabetes.

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Blood Sugar and Exercise

Blood Sugar and Exercise

A Type 1 diabetic explains how he figured out what to do about high blood sugar after intense exercise.

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How to Live a Happy Life (with a Chronic Illness)

How to Live a Happy Life (with a Chronic Illness)

Bridget McNulty (editor of Sweet Life magazine) has just released a new e-book: How to Live a Happy Life (with a Chronic Illness) and she’s offering it free to all Sweet Life readers… For one day only!

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Diabetic Eye Problem

Diabetic Eye Problem

Nicolene has diabetes and just had her eyes checked: the doctor says there’s bleeding at the back of her eye… Does anyone have any tips for her?

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How to Accept a Diabetes Diagnosis

How to Accept a Diabetes Diagnosis

Timothy was diagnosed with Diabetes type 2 in 2013 but is struggling to accept his chronic condition… Any advice?

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What’s the Best Medical Aid for Diabetics?

What’s the Best Medical Aid for Diabetics?

What is the best medical aid for diabetics in South Africa? Which medical aids cover the necessary medication and doctor’s visits most fully?

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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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