is a national welfare organization which
provides support and information to
people with diabetes and to the public.
has a network of branches and support
groups around the country which can
assist you in your own community.
organises lectures, information groups,
youth and family camps where you can
exchange ideas and experiences.
can advise on local services and keep in
touch with you through branch newsletters.
acts in the general interest of all
people with diabetes by promoting public
awareness, lobbying for better conditions
and campaigning for improved and more
cost effective treatment.
mission of SADA is to enhance the lives
of people affected by diabetes.
DIABETES FOCUS MAGAZINE
produces a quarterly magazine which is free to
its members. Diabetes Focus covers topics
news on diabetes and how to manage it
stories of how other people cope
tips on day-to-day problems
news and exciting tasty recipes for
of the Association
Diabetes Focus Magazine is available on cassette
to members who are experiencing poor sight or
blindness. Recordings are done by Tape Aids
for the Blind. For further information in
this regard, please contact Tape Aids for
the Blind Tel:(031) 309-4800.
does not mean the end of a normal lifestyle.
Knowing how to manage it day by day will keep you
will need to learn about healthy eating, about
exercise, monitoring your blood sugar levels and
new medication, as well as how to manage the
challenges of daily living with diabetes.
SADA want to encourage and assist you to learn as
much as possible about your condition so that you
will be able to take care of yourself.
needs to raise funds to support all these
activities. We receive no government help
and rely entirely on voluntary subscriptions and
donations. SADA needs your support.