Diabetes South Africa is a non-profit organization, founded in 1969 to be a support and an advocate for all people with diabetes in South Africa.
Empowering all those affected by Diabetes through support, education and information.
Providing awareness to all and highlighting risk factors associated with diabetes and promoting healthy lifestyles.
Diabetes SA has a National Office in cape Town and 7 branches around the country.
Branches are run primarily by volunteers drawn from the ranks of the membership base.
Their branches have a strong network through linkages with over 100 smaller local branches and diabetes wellness groups in South Africa.
THEIR WORK INCLUDES
- Informing, educating and supporting all people who have diabetes and their families.
- Acting as an advocate for people with diabetes, lobbying for better facilities, cheaper medication and better services.
- Promoting prevention through public awareness of diabetes, its symptoms and risks.
Diabetes SA is a member of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), which represents 146 diabetes organisations in 121 countries. Diabetes SA representatives are intimately involved in a number of working committees on this prestigious body.
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