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Pregnancy and diabetes

We’ll be devoting a whole issue of Sweet Life magazine to pregnancy and diabetes next year, but for now here’s a taste of Sweet Life editor Bridget McNulty’s experience with Type 1 diabetes and pregnancy… Published in The Daily News newspaper last week. Read the article online here.  

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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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And the lucky book winners are…

In issue 3 of Sweet Life magazine we reviewed two fantastic diabetic cookbooks (see below) and we were flooded with competition entries from people wanting to win a copy of either The Knot Book by Geoffrey Budworth or Stylish Crafts for your Home by Deborah Morbin and Tracy Boomer. The randomly selected lucky winners are… […]

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And the diabetic cookbook winners are…

And the diabetic cookbook winners are…

In issue 2 of Sweet Life magazine we reviewed two fantastic diabetic cookbooks (see below) and we were flooded with competition entries from people wanting to win a copy of either South African Cookbook for Diabetes and Insulin Resistance 1 by Hilda Lategan, or Fast Food for Sustained Energy by Gabi Steenkamp and Celynn Erasmus. […]

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Howza: what a diabetes ambassador!

Howza: what a diabetes ambassador!

Howza is a superstar. Well, technically, he’s en route to becoming a superstar: he’s a successful South African musician (nominated for a Channel O award), a TV star (from Generations and Backstage) and a diabetes ambassador (for Novo Nordisk). He’s also the cover star of Sweet Life’s first issue, being sent out in November this […]

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What makes life sweet?

What makes life sweet?

We set out on the streets of Cape Town and asked the people we found there what makes their life sweet (because our diabetes lifestyle magazine is called Sweet Life – in case you didn’t know!) Here’s what they said… What makes your life sweet?

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Say No to Diabetes with Patrick Holford

Say No to Diabetes with Patrick Holford

At the end of August I’ll be interviewing well-known nutritionist and author Patrick Holford about his latest book: Say No to Diabetes – 10 healthy ways to prevent or reverse diabetes. Well, at least that’s what he says! He claims to be able to prevent or reverse (Type 2) diabetes. If you listen to his […]

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A picture of diabetes in South Africa

A picture of diabetes in South Africa

Last week we shared some of the facts about diabetes in South Africa, but we all know facts are sometimes a little hard to swallow. Pictures, though – now those are handy things. Take a look at our Sweet Life infographic and let us know what you think! PS: If you would like to use […]

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Welcome to the world, Sweet Life!

Welcome to the world, Sweet Life!

So here it is! The first ever update on the world of Sweet Life… It’s been a long time coming for the three of us (Bridget, Claire and Mark – the trio who make up Sweet Life), but it finally seems like things are coming together, and we are SO excited for our November 1st […]

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