Living with diabetes

Keep an eye on diabetes

This World Diabetes Day, be aware about how diabetes affects eyes and vision and know your ‘score’.

What Is Diabetic Neuropathy?

There are a number of ways that diabetes damages the nerves, but they all seem related to blood sugar being too high for a long period of time.

Diabetic Foot Care

When diabetes is not well controlled, possible damage to the organs and impairment of the immune system is likely.

Diabetes: lose the confuse

Sometimes diabetes can seem a little confusing. Here's an easy set of instructions to help you navigate through the A to Z of healthy diabetes – a whole alphabet of assistance.

Foot ulcers in diabetics

A diabetic foot ulcer is an open sore or wound that appears on the feet in a big percentage of patients with diabetes. It is best to prevent them - a podiatrist tells us how.

Diabetes and stress

Everyone experiences a certain amount of stress in their lives. This is unavoidable. But undue stress can make it harder for you to control your diabetes.

Diabetic products: beware of side effects

Many diabetics don't realise that some diabetic products taken together with prescription meds could interfere with blood glucose control and lead to hypoglycaemia, DietDoc warns.

Travelling and diabetes

It’s always best to be prepared when you’re travelling overseas, but when you’re travelling with diabetes, preparation becomes even more essential. Follow these top tips.

Shopping tour for diabetics

Health24 has gone on a diabetic shopping tour and learned some handy tips on how to make the right food choices if you're diabetic or cooking for someone who is. Learn more here.

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