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Have a diabetes question? Ask us here!

Have a diabetes question? Ask us here!

There are some questions that only diabetics know how to ask, and answer. This is your space to ask any questions you like, and give answers to the community.

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Diabetic Multisports Club

Diabetic Multisports Club

Are you interested in endurance sport and diabetes? Eddie wants to start a Diabetic Multisports Club! Here’s what he has to say…

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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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Tips for Weight Gain with Diabetes

Tips for Weight Gain with Diabetes

Thahtoow has Type 1 diabetes and has accepted it, but wants to gain weight. Do you have any healthy weight gain tips?

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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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The Low Carb Diet Debate

The Low Carb Diet Debate

Two years ago, we wrote an article in Sweet Life magazine about the low carb diet debate. Today I’d like to open up a discussion about hunger and food addiction.

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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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Does Magnesium Lower the Risk of Diabetes?

Does Magnesium Lower the Risk of Diabetes?

A recent study has shown that enough magnesium in the diet could help to prevent hypertension and high blood sugar. And reduce diabetes risk!

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No More Insulin from Local Clinics?

No More Insulin from Local Clinics?

Hi there, I was wondering if you could be so kind as to assist me in the following request. My girlfriend has been a Type 1 diabetic for 23 years and she always collected her insulin from the local clinic. Last month when she collected her insulin she was told that the government clinics don’t […]

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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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