3 in 5 diabetics in South Africa are undiagnosed and over three-quarters of deaths due to diabetes in South Africa occur in the under-60 age group. “This represents an enormous burden on our health system,” Dr Bhana said. “The problem with type 2 diabetes, really, is the massive number of complications it causes that lead to huge levels of morbidity and mortality.”
What is the stomach’s role in insulin resistance? What’s the deal with metformin anyway? Beyond the internet hype, does the ketogenic diet have an actual role in the management of diabetes? Dr Bhana delivered an excellent, CPD-accredited primer on prediabetes so do give it a watch here: https://vimeo.com/887702816.