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Diabetes

About diabetes

Learn more about diabetes here including signs and symptoms of diabetes and what the different diabetes types are.

WATCH: Can diabetes be reversed?

On World Diabetes Day we take a look at lifestyle changes – and if they are effective enough to change the course of the disease.

OPINION: World Diabetes Day - There's no winning without family

Every South African has been affected by diabetes - whether directly or indirectly. For those who have experienced or witnessed the complications of this deadly disease, it can be devastating and disruptive for families and communities, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize* writes.

Busting myths about diabetes

Do you still believe that eating too much sugar will cause diabetes? Don’t – here are six myths you must stop believing today…

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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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