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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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Type 1 diabetes tips

Type 1 diabetes tips

This month, we welcome a new member to our Panel of Experts – Dr. Claudine Lee, a GP from Hilton in KZN. Find out more about her (as well as the rest of the experts) here. Here are a few tips from Dr. Lee on how to manage diabetes well – and what advantages insulin […]

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Doctor’s Orders on diabetes

Doctor’s Orders on diabetes

Did you catch Sweet Life editor Bridget McNulty on Doctor’s Orders on SABC3 this month? No? Missed it? Never fear, we have the clip for you to watch here… This is the whole diabetes segment, which is full of interesting information – if you just want to see the Sweet Life part, skip to 10.00. […]

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Show your support this National Diabetes Month!

Show your support this National Diabetes Month!

It’s National Diabetes Month – the perfect time to get involved in spreading diabetes awareness… Here are some great ways to get involved: Join Sweet Life’s Facebook page, Diabetic South Africans, and meet other people living with diabetes: www.facebook.com/DiabeticSouthAfricans Get informed by reading our community blog, commenting and asking your own questions: www.sweetlifemag.co.za/community Check out […]

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