Diabetes Advocacy

Diabetes Advocacy

#DiabetesLooksLikeMe

On Tuesday 1st March 2022, for the first time ever, South Africans with diabetes will show what diabetes really looks like, by uploading a profile pic with the hashtag #DiabetesLooksLikeMe. Why does diabetes representation matter? Because we know that there…

Wear Blue for Diabetes 2021

November is National Diabetes Month. Let’s come together to create awareness around Type 1 diabetes in our schools and communities. Let’s #WearBlueForDiabetes! The idea Whether you’re a person living with diabetes, a carer of someone living with diabetes or a…

South Africa’s Inaugural Diabetes Summit

Member organisations of SA Diabetes Advocacy, as well as many individuals living with diabetes, have been involved in creating South Africa’s Inaugural Diabetes Summit, co-hosted by the Diabetes Alliance and the University of Pretoria Diabetes Research Centre. Building Back Better:…

#fingerstickfree

Update! Thanks to the #fingerstickfree movement, the voices of South African diabetics have been heard! Discovery has just announced a CGM benefit for members with Type 1 diabetes. Find out all about how to claim the Discovery CGM Benefit here.…