• Psychological support

    “For the longest time, I had a very hard time saying ‘no’. That created more stress than you can imagine.” Learn more about Dolores 

  • Communication

    "When I was diagnosed, I told the doctor: That is going to be a big change in my life. And the doctor said: Yes, you have to change a lot of things." Learn more

  • Self-management

    “I needed to take my medicine, change my lifestyle, and change from eating junk food to healthy food.” Learn more about Zandile 

  • Living a full life

    “When I was diagnosed, I needed to know what was coming my way, so I actively went out and looked for that information.” Learn more about Keenan 

Practical tools

Patients have certain needs to be able to cope with their condition and live a full, healthy and productive life.

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Manage your diabetes

In the long term, the keys to staying healthy are: medication, exercise, diet and emotional well-being.

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Diabetes medication

No two people are the same, and no two people have exactly the same schedule. One of the benefits of insulin is that there are different kinds.

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Pens and Needles

Injecting insulin only takes a minute or two. Insulin pens are light and easy to carry, and you can take insulin anywhere you go.

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Life with diabetes

The more you learn about yourself and the more you talk to diabetes experts, the more power you have to manage your blood sugar.

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