Diabetes Focus | Autumn 2023

Dear members and friends,

I do hope that you are well and enjoyed the first two months of 2023.

This autumn issue is full of educational articles about different aspects of diabetes management, and personal life stories of people living with diabetes. The article topics range from weight loss to healthy diet and recipes, sleep issues and lightening your mental load, insulin shock, sex and diabetes complications and so much more.

I do encourage you to take the time to read each article and I can’t stress enough the importance of educating yourself on diabetes. The information we give could assist with your diabetes management, improve your lifestyle and in some cases save your life.

Yours in Health Margot McCumisky National Manager – Diabetes South Africa

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