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Diabetes diet and obesity

A properly structured diabetes diet has an important role to play in managing blood glucose levels and reducing obesity. Patients with type 2 diabetes will find that a diabetic diet is integral for weight management, especially for those who are overweight or obese. Learn more about diabetes and diet here.

Belly fat may raise risk of diabetes

Researchers have found that people who are genetically predisposed to an apple-shaped body type, could face a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

City life may increase your diabetes risk

Less exercise and bigger waistlines in city dwellers may set the stage for an explosion of diabetes. Health-e News documents what people have for lunch in Downtown, Johannesburg.

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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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