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Son of Donald Woods fights against spread of diabetes in South Africa | World news | The Observer

Son of Donald Woods fights against spread of diabetes in South Africa | World news | The Observer.

15 Million people in sub-Saharan Africa have diabetes – this figure is expected to double by 2030.

Read what Dillon Woods is doing in the Eastern Cape to encourage early diagnosis and treatment.

Diabetes in South Africa and the World

Diabetes in South Africa and the World

Every day people are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in South Africa. The problem of course is that most diabetic complications result in some serious and even life-threatening conditions such diabetic foot ulcers (requiring amputation), chronic kidney disease, retinopathy and cardiovascular disease.

Most of our clients, since 2004, are diabetic patients and some have completely recovered from having Type 2 diabetes. More importantly though is the amazing relief that diabetics achieve from diabetic complications, especially limb salvage.

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