Home > Medical > Diabetes > Real-life story Real-life story 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 '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. Isidingo's Ma Agnes: my life with diabetes Actress Keketso Semoko, known to millions as Isidingo's Ma Agnes, has been living with type 2 diabetes for seven years. Here's her story. Life with diabetes: I want to live until I'm 105 Camilla Rossil was only four years old when she was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Today she is a model diabetic patient, but it wasn't always that way. Here's her story. Quiz Assess your diabetes risk » Ask Diabetes expert » Check Glycaemic index tool » Quiz Am I eating right for my diabetes? » 'Let it go' - a diabetic parody of Frozen's theme song A snapshot of diabetes in SA 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. Kwaito star Howza stands up for diabetes SA kwaito and TV star Howza (Generations, Backstage and Big Up) has launched a music video about diabetes, just in time for World Diabetes Day. Young, beautiful and pre-diabetic Thought only overweight and unhealthy people suffered from diabetes? Think again. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Eduloan offers affordable education finance Like us on facebook!