Diabetes South Africa has branches in all the major centres
of South Africa and offers information, news updates and support
to diabetes sufferers.
Contact them at:
Patients with diabetes
have too much sugar in their blood.
Recent studies have found that controlling blood sugar helps prevent
serious problems that can be caused by diabetes.
These can include problems with the eyes, kidneys and nerves,
which can lead to blindness, dialysis, or amputation.
Endocrinologists treat diabetes with diet and medications, including
They also work closely with patients to control blood sugar and
them so they can prevent health problems.
Read more about it at:
For further informed opinion,
suggested reading is the publication, Diabetes Voice,
issued by the International Diabetes Federation: http://www.diabetesvoice.org
See also the International
Diabetes Federation website: http://www.idf.org