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Coping with Diabetes While Living with a Disability

Coping with Diabetes While Living with a Disability

20 October 2016

When you are faced with dealing with a disabling illness, it can take you by surprise, as it’s not something most of us anticipate, and may affect you in many different ways. Coupled with being diagnosed with diabetes, this can hugely affect your day-to-day living and even cause you to feel defeated. 

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Common symptoms of diabetes

Common symptoms of diabetes

05 October 2016

Sometimes, diabetes symptoms may take time to appear without you being aware of it, and sometimes not at all. If you show any of these symptoms, visit your doctor and check your blood sugar levels, to make sure.

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Taking care of your heart while taking care of your diabetes

Taking care of your heart while taking care of your diabetes

30 September 2016

Good heart health is essential for living a healthy life, and even more important when you’re living with diabetes. Having diabetes means that you’re at a greater risk of heart attacks and strokes.

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Just been diagnosed with diabetes? Here’s what you need to know

Just been diagnosed with diabetes? Here’s what you need to know

26 September 2016

When you’ve just heard that you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel confused, upset, frightened and even overwhelmed. Or, you may be one of the people who are on the other side, who feel as unaffected by this diagnosis.

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How to Still Have Food and Fun at Get-togethers

How to Still Have Food and Fun at Get-togethers

16 September 2016

It’s Spring, which means everyone is probably getting ready to embrace the outdoors. More picnics, braais, weddings, anniversaries and general family get-togethers. 

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HbA1c vs Blood Glucose: Knowing the difference

HbA1c vs Blood Glucose: Knowing the difference

07 September 2016

With the myriad of tests available to the general public serving to empower individuals in terms of wellbeing, it has become necessary to familiarise one’s self with the relevance and where possible, the difference, between tests previously thought of as the same or similar.

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Women and Diabetes: Answers to Common Questions

Women and Diabetes: Answers to Common Questions

31 August 2016

Part of ensuring that you live healthily with diabetes is understanding diabetes and how it affects your body specifically. Here are answers to a few common questions that highlight what you should or shouldn’t be concerned about.

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Weight-loss Tips For Women Living with Diabetes

Weight-loss Tips For Women Living with Diabetes

16 August 2016

When living with diabetes, being overweight or obese may increase your risk of developing other major health problems. This is the reason controlling your weight is very important for your overall health.

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