Fight it like you have it
Up to 90% of type 2 diabetes is preventable by simply making lifestyle changes1. These lifestyle changes do not only reduce the risk of developing diabetes but also other non-communicable diseases ie. Heart Diseases. Read more..
What is Diabetes?
Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when an individual’s blood sugar is consistently high because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin produced. Read more…
What is Prediabetes?
Prediabetes simply means “a pre-diagnosis of diabetes”; a warning sign of diabetes. When someone is diagnosed as pre-diabetic, it means that their fasting blood sugar level is high but not high enough to conclude they have diabetes. Read more..
How do I test my blood glucose levels?
A simple fingerprick blood test or urine test can be used to determine an individual’s blood glucose levels. A person’s risk factors will determine how often they would test their blood glucose levels. Read more..
What are the risk factors for diabetes?
The less active you are, the higher your risk of developing diabetes. Physical activity is beneficial to the body as it helps maintain weight and lower the risk of heart diseases, stroke and diabetes. Read more..
Diabetes and Footcare
Although most people living with diabetes do not get serious foot problems, it is important to be aware of changes that can occur in their feet and what can be done to reduce risk of foot complications. Read more..
Although living with diabetes itself is not a risk factor for developing COVID-19, reports have shown that when people living with diabetes contract COVID-19, symptoms are more intense. Read more…