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World Diabetes Day


World Diabetes Day

Tuesday 14 November

Diabetes is a global health issue that affects people of all ages and backgrounds. From prevention and early detection to management, it is a complex medical condition. Today, we'll be discussing all the facets of diabetes, including the importance of maintaining a healthy diet.

Specialist Physician and Endocrinologist Dr Jocelyn Ann Hellig discusses the importance of diabetes awareness, key risk factors, symptoms, and its prevalence in South Africa.

We’re down to the final two! Chef’s Linda and Boitshoko compete in the Excella Young Chef Finale.

Clean toilets prevent disease and help keep children in school. Yet every day toilets in schools are lost due to neglect. Nthabiseng Mathole speaks about her partnership with Domestos and their programmes that contribute to safer school sanitation for over 1 million leaners per year.

Panado and Afternoon Express gifted Community Keepers with R10 000.

Kath Megaw, Dietician and Co-Author of ‘Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Handbook’, chats about diet and good lifestyle choices in diabetes prevention and management. She also teaches us how to navigate diabetes management with the red and green list.

Did you know that the private sector, specifically financial services, is playing a crucial role in supporting South Africa during the ongoing energy crisis? Palesa recently met up with Portia Letlape, Head of Product at Absa Home Loans, to find out how.

GynaGuard Brand Ambassador, Hlengiwe ‘Hlengz’ Shakung, chats about feminine hygiene and prioritising health and wellness

On social media we’d like to hear from you, do you or someone close to you have diabetes? What is your experience with the disease?

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