Diabetes complications are serious and include heart disease, stroke, blindness, amputations and kidney failure. In most cases these complications could have been avoided entirely by early diagnosis and proper treatment.
Did you know; Three-and-a-half million South Africans, about 6% of the population, suffer from diabetes and many more are undiagnosed".
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Sources: (CDE) Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology; (IDF) International Diabetes Federation