An estimated 7 to 9% of the South African population between the ages of 20 and 79 years have diabetes.
Based on South Africa's current population figure of 55, 6 million, this translates into nearly 5 million people possibly living with diabetes.
World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991 by the IDF and the World Health Organisation, in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threats posed by diabetes.
In support of World Diabetes Day 2016, South Africa's leading diabetes management organisation, the Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology (CDE), will join forces with the Johannesburg Zoo for the Johannesburg Zoo Trot - a 5 km walk at the Zoo, taking place on Sunday the 13th of November 2016 The shortage of engineers is a global issue, but we also have a situation where women are under-represented in that field – with the percentage of women graduates in engineering still below 20% in many countries (and the number of women in the sector being even lower).
While a website of this nature may sound like a good way to enforce water-saving habits in South Africans -how legal is it to embarrass an errant neighbour or colleague on social media or internet? The man, Nadeem Khan (37) was arrested in the area on suspicion of trying to sell a stolen cellphone at the weekend - a claim the family has vehemently denied.
In fact they say he was trying to sell his own phone.
Eusebius had a chat with the director of Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study Prof Peter Vale , associate editor of the daily Maverick and retired American diplomat Brooks Spector and US ambassador Patrick Gaspard about the USA election results that announced Donald Trump as the new US president.
In celebration of World Diabetes Month & the upcoming World Diabetes Day 2016 on Monday the 14 Relebogile spoke to Clinical Consultant & Head of Media & Publications at the Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinolog.