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Diabetes is not just about the sugar

Newer drugs, which prevent costly complications, should be made much more affordable

Cities need to embrace dark night skies

Brightness harms people’s and other creatures’ health, disrupts ecosystems and changes climate

‘Jobs vs health’: What will shape public-health policies after Covid-19?

Comorbidities, particularly noncommunicable diseases have been put into the spotlight during the Covid-19 pandemic. How we approach preventing NCDs in the future will depend on how the effects of the coronavirus are framed

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde tests positive for coronavirus

Alan Winde admits he is in a vulnerable group when it comes to contracting the virus, considering he is 55 years old, and a diabetic

Invest in children to give them a better world

This entails putting them at the centre of national strategies, but doing it without high CO2 releases

Building Carma: Matters of the heart and its diseases

Research at Stellenbosch University looks at the link between viral infections and cardiovascular disease

Pepsi’s Pioneer acquisition is not healthy

The move may provide a short-term economic boost, but it also has long-term health costs

Avoid the silent killer

Check your blood pressure every six months and, if you’re on medication, take it as prescribed

Letters to the editor: April 7 to 12 2017

Readers write in about Cyril Ramaphosa, and diabetes 2.

Focus on noncontagious diseases

Noncommunicable diseases account for millions of deaths a year.

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