Diabetes

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'Diet and exercise cured my diabetes'

At only 29 Nicola Davidson was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. She is now 22kg lighter and no longer on diabetes medication, having ‘cured’ herself through good old-fashioned diet and exercise. This is her story.

A sweet life without sugar

Being diagnosed with diabetes does not have to mean the end of the world. Go-getter and type 1 diabetic Bridget McNulty is living proof that life can be sweet without sugar.

Bongi Ngema-Zuma: a heart for diabetes

Bongi Ngema-Zuma, fiancée of President Jacob Zuma, has first-hand experience with diabetes. It made such an impact on her life that she has made it her cause. Here's her story.

Sweet life

Novelist, freelance writer, media-prize winner, golden girl: meet 27-year-old Bridget McNulty, inspiring all-rounder and type 1 diabetic.

Gestational diabetes: twins on board

Are you pregnant? Have you been tested for gestational diabetes? Celeste Smith lost a baby due to this condition. Here's what she wishes she had known before she fell pregnant.

Sailing for diabetes

Eddie Crane, a sailing enthusiast is attempting to be the first diabetic to circumnavigate the globe in the Clipper Ventures 2011- 2012 race.

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Dr. May currently works as a fulltime endocrinologist and has been in private practice since 2004. He has a variety of interests, predominantly obesity and diabetes, but also sees patients with osteoporosis, thyroid disorders, men's health disorders, pituitary and adrenal disorders, polycystic ovaries, and disorders of growth. He is a leading member of several obesity and diabetes societies and runs a trial centre for new drugs.

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