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South Africans with Diabetes
South Africans with Diabetes
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Do you have questions about living with diabetes in South Africa? You're in very good company! Please join us on South Africans with Diabetes... more

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S2E08 What is the root cause of diabetes?

Let's get deep... Settle in for a fascinating conversation about diabetes. We end the second season with a fascinating discussion -... more

21 Jun 2022 · 28 minutes
S2E07 Are eating disorders common in people with diabetes?

Let's take a deep breath and talk about it - this is a hard one. We know that depression and anxiety... more

14 Jun 2022 · 37 minutes
S2E06 Do people with diabetes need to worry about heart health?

Here's everything you need to know about heart health and diabetes. There are a number of long-term complications of uncontrolled diabetes,... more

07 Jun 2022 · 18 minutes
S2E05 Is diabetes stigma a thing?

Let's have an awkward conversation about diabetes stigma... It's so real. Type 2 diabetes carries a stigma in South Africa -... more

31 May 2022 · 21 minutes
S2E04 What is the future cost if diabetes is ignored?

We need to look at what the future looks like if we don't do anything. With 85% of South Africans accessing... more

24 May 2022 · 23 minutes
S2E03 Does insulin timing really make a difference?

Ultra-rapid acting insulin is coming to South Africa! Hallelujah. Many South Africans with Type 1 diabetes were told to inject as... more

17 May 2022 · 24 minutes
S2E02 Why does the language of diabetes matter?

Let's dive in: do we need to be sensitive about diabetes and language? There’s a growing movement toward changing the language... more

17 May 2022 · 33 minutes
S2E01 What is diabetes burnout?

Let's talk about diabetes and mental health - we all need to! It’s a reality for many people living with diabetes,... more

17 May 2022 · 32 minutes
Welcome to Season 2 of South Africans with Diabetes

Do you have questions about living with diabetes in South Africa? You’re in very good company! Turns out, we all do. Welcome... more

30 Apr 2022 · 1 minute
S1E10 How do I lose - or gain - weight with diabetes?

Looking for advice on managing weight with diabetes? We’ve got it all - practical tips on how to lose, or... more

06 May 2021 · 12 minutes
S1E09 What’s the best exercise for diabetics?

We all know we should be more active… But how do you exercise with diabetes? That’s what we’re unpacking today. No matter what... more

29 Apr 2021 · 12 minutes
S1E08 What should I eat now that I’m diabetic?

It’s the one question everyone living with diabetes has: what can I eat now? We outline the 4 golden rules... more

22 Apr 2021 · 11 minutes
S1E07 What are the best diabetes medication tips?

Two super-helpful tips for people with Type 2 diabetes, and two super-helpful tips for people with Type 1. These are... more

15 Apr 2021 · 11 minutes
S1E06 Is diabetes and depression common?

The short answer: yes! We unpack why diabetes and depression is so common, and what to do about it. Whether you’re... more

08 Apr 2021 · 13 minutes
S1E05 I’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes… Now what?

If you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes, you’re probably feeling realllly overwhelmed right now. We know, we’ve been there! Here’s... more

01 Apr 2021 · 14 minutes
S1E04 What is normal blood sugar?

How to find the magic range for normal blood sugar - not too low, not too high. What is normal... more

25 Mar 2021 · 9 minutes
S1E03 What do I need to know about COVID-19 and diabetes?

All the latest, expert information about COVID-19 and diabetes in South Africa. Nothing else. If you’re feeling COVID fatigue, you’re not... more

25 Mar 2021 · 13 minutes
S1E02 How do I reverse Type 2 diabetes?

There is actually a recipe for reversing Type 2 diabetes. Here it is. A few years ago, the idea of reversing... more

25 Mar 2021 · 12 minutes
S1E01 How do I manage my diabetes?

Probably the most important question you’ll ask about living with diabetes. Here’s a simple answer. We know that managing diabetes can... more

25 Mar 2021 · 14 minutes
Welcome to Season 1 brought to you by Abbott FreeStyle Libre.

Do you have questions about living with diabetes in South Africa? Join the club! Bridget McNulty will be answering your questions to... more

01 Mar 2021 ·
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S1E06 Is diabetes and depression common?
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The short answer: yes! We unpack why diabetes and depression is so common, and what to do about it. Whether you’re feeling symptoms... more