Home > Medical > Diabetes > News News All sections in Diabetes » About Diabetes » Diabetes & other Organs » Diabetes and Pregnancy » Diabetes and the Elderly » Children & Teens » Diet and Obesity » FAQs » Health Tips » Living with Diabetes » Multimedia » Diabetes News » Real-life Story » Support Groups » The Glycaemic Index » Treatment: Type 1 » Treatment: Type 2 » What to do in a crisis » Who is at risk News Diabetic foot care extra important during cold weather A specialist warns that patients with diabetes should change out of wet or damp socks, and towel dry their feet as soon as possible. Steps to keep diabetic complications at bay People with diabetes should go for regular doctor visits and tests, and may also need to see specialists from time to time. Two thirds of Africans with diabetes undiagnosed Diabetes rates in low and middle income countries are increasing, and many people worldwide still have much lower than adequate access to effective diabetes treatments. Obesity and diabetes studies funded by beverage industry! Researchers claim that every experimental study that found no link between sugary drinks and obesity or diabetes has received financial support from 'soda makers'. Exercise can help manage type 1 diabetes A study found that, combined with insulin therapy, exercise can help people with type 1 diabetes manage the disease, and may help them use less insulin. Diabetics' hearts may be more sensitive to chemo In a study, patients with diabetes showed more signs of the damage that's considered an early warning sign of heart failure after undergoing chemotherapy. WATCH: How this diabetic lost 130kg A few years ago Manie Pretorius weighed almost 200 kilograms. Daily can of sugary soda dramatically ups prediabetes risk The constant spike in blood glucose caused by sugary drinks leads to cells becoming unable to properly respond, which is the beginning of insulin resistance. Why type 2 diabetics should take a walk after dinner In type 2 diabetics, postprandial glycaemia (blood sugar after eating) was significantly lower when study participants took a walk after eating. More evidence linking obesity to liver cancer A new study has added substantial support to liver cancer being on the list of obesity-associated cancers – another reason to maintain a body weight in the 'normal' range. load more From our sponsor 10 facts about diabetes and insulin you need to know Should I be using insulin?