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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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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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Notes from a Type 1 Diabetic

Notes from a Type 1 Diabetic

I am a Type 1 diabetic who for the first two years had perfect control. Then something happened…

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Treats for Diabetic Kids

Treats for Diabetic Kids

One of the questions we get asked all the time is how to treat kids with diabetes… After all, the usual going out for a milkshake doesn’t really apply!

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Blood Sugar Testing Tips

Blood Sugar Testing Tips

In issue 10 of Sweet Life magazine, we give some great blood sugar testing tips… Here are some more tips to bear in mind from Diabetes Nurse Educator Kate Bristow…

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Diabetic advice, please!

Diabetic advice, please!

Hello, I am using Lantus Solostar and due to medical aid restraints have to change. I have been given a Lilly Humapen Savvio and would like to use the Lilly equivalent cartridge to Lantus, but don’t know which one to use. My Hba1C is 6.5 and I inject Lantus once a day in the morning […]

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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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