Today we spoke to Margot McCumisky she gave us an over view what is Diabetes. she is from 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. Their work includes:
Informing, encouraging and supporting all people who have diabetes and their families. As well as acting as an advocate for people with diabetes, lobbying for better facilities, cheaper medication and better services. And finally promoting public awareness of diabetes, its symptoms and risks.
Diabetes SA is primarily a volunteer organization and relies heavily on people with diabetes and their families. These people can share their knowledge and experiences and give of their time to help each other.