Discover Diabetes

If type 1 Diabetes is not detected early, it can lead to serious disability or death. Know the signs and symptoms to prevent or delay life-threatening complications.

November 13, 2018

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".



For more information on the WDD 2018-19 campaign "Family and Diabetes" , please click on the image below;

 

World Diabetes Day 14 November 2018

 

 

 

Sources: (CDE) Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology; (IDF) International Diabetes Federation

  

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