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Inadequate healthcare measurement puts patients at risk in Global South

Cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors such as diabetes and hypertension are major causes of death and disability, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC)...

18 Nov 2020

Diabetes prevention and care needs more nurses with extra training and support

As the world grapples with Covid-19, a quieter and even more ferocious pandemic ravages the globe. Type 2 diabetes rates continue to soar internationally, linked to lifestyle factors such as poor diet, excessive sugary drink consumption, being sedentary, stress and smoking...

By Sundeep Ruder 16 Nov 2020

Why testing my DNA was the best thing I ever did

Tomorrow, 14 November 2020, is World Diabetes Day and I'd like to share why these three simple steps have changed my life...

By Jenny Griesel, Issued by Jenny Griesel Communications 13 Nov 2020

Diabetes is a ticking time bomb in Sub-Saharan Africa

Diabetes is a serious, chronic condition that affects the lives and well-being of individuals, families, and societies globally. It is characterised by excess levels of sugar in the blood...

By Chinwe Juliana Iwu-Jaja, Andre Pascal Kengne & Charles Shey Wiysonge 13 Nov 2020

What you need to know about managing diabetes in the family

As the rates of Type 2 diabetes continue to rise in South Africa, more and more South African families are meeting the challenges of living with the condition...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 12 Nov 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

Balance blood sugar to think, learn and remember better - study

Controlling blood sugar levels helped improve thinking, learning and memory in overweight people with type 2 diabetes, a new study has found...

Issued by Leap Communications 20 Oct 2020

Combating lifestyle diseases can make a big difference in the lives of older people

Noncommunicable diseases account for about 71% of the 57-million deaths reported around the world every year. Most of these deaths are caused by diabetes, cancers, heart disease and lung disease...

By Razak M Gyasi 12 Oct 2020

Pulmonary hypertension: why creating awareness is key in Africa

Pulmonary hypertension is elevated blood pressure that occurs exclusively in the lungs. It is a deadly condition that affects an estimated 75-million people worldwide. Around 80% of them live in low- and middle-income countries...

By Gerald J Maarman 9 Oct 2020

Honour the 'brave': Celebrating the next generation of healthcare professionals

Season 2 of 'Sponsors of Brave' is now open for nominations - calling all aspiring, current, or recently graduated and community service healthcare students boldly and bravely changing the world around them...

Issued by The SpaceStation 29 Sep 2020

It's a brave new (online) world... make your healthcare assets count

Ensuring that your digital assets, such as websites, social media pages and blogs, are seen by your target market really matters. Cingulate Marketing and Advertising shares valuable pointers on making...

Issued by Cingulate 29 Sep 2020

Why Sierra Leone needs to focus on cardiovascular health

Cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors, such as diabetes and high blood pressure, are major causes of death and disability globally.

By Maria Odland & Justine Ina Davies 10 Sep 2020

Weekly injection could treat type 2 diabetes, new enzyme discovery suggests

A newly discovered protein produced by the liver, and which helps to control blood sugar levels, could potentially revolutionise treatment for type 2 diabetes...

By Magdalene Montgomery & Matthew Watt 4 Sep 2020

Technology can help people manage their diabetes - case study shows it's not being used

Non-communicable diseases are the leading cause of death globally. There's no cure for most of them, such as diabetes. Rather, they're controlled through lifelong medical treatment...

18 Aug 2020

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