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13 August 2012

Prevent type 2 diabetes

More than three million South Africans suffer from type 2 diabetes, and the incidence is increasing – with new patients getting younger.

More than three million South Africans suffer from type 2 diabetes, and the incidence is increasing – with new patients getting younger. Research shows this type of diabetes is often part of a metabolic syndrome (X Syndrome), which includes high blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease.

 
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