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Diabetes is one of the top five killers in South Africa. Over three million South Africans suffer from the disease, and it's on the rise.
The disease needs to be caught early to prevent it from becoming a "life sentence", yet many people are unaware that they have diabetes because the symptoms can seem harmless and normal.
Pre diabetes is a condition where, although you experience no physical symptoms, you are predisposed to having diabetes because of the following risk factors:
Type 1 diabetes symptoms
Type 2 diabetes symptoms
Everyone over 45 should have their blood glucose checked at least every three years. Regular testing of random blood glucose should begin at a younger age, and be performed more often if you are at higher risk for diabetes.