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Dealing with emotions

Living with diabetes needs continuous self-management and responsibility, especially in the youth.  This can be severely stressful, and a child or teen may not know how to cope with their emotions and how people react to them once they have been diagnosed. On the YWD camps, it is our tradition to have a camp fire …

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Teacher’s Guide to Diabetes

YWD has created a simple yet comprehensive guide to diabetes for school teachers.   This booklet contains information on highs, lows, insulin administration, testing blood glucose, class parties, sport, tours and more.   Click on the button below to view and download the file. Download File

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How to Administer a Glucagon Injection

If you would like to comment on this video or view others like it, please visit our YWD YouTube Channel If the Blood Glucose levels of a person living with diabetes drop to very low levels they can experience what is known as a Severe Hypoglycaemic Episode in which they become unconscious or have a ...

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Come through for the walk in support of Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital Diabetes Unit. You can still get tickets at any Shoprite South Africa or Checkers via Computicket #diabeteswalk #worlddiabetesmonth

The walk starts at 9am and the sun is out☀
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The theme of World Diabetes Day 2017 is Women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future
YWD always strives to empower young women, living with diabetes, towards better control and a healthier lifestyle.
eNuus Kyknet interviewed Lize Sappie Van Dorsten today. Although Lize was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at a very young age, she still lives a healthy and active life, as any other young adult without diabetes .
This will be broadcasted on eNuus at 19h00b tonight or over the weekend
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