How to combat South Africa’s sugar diabetes problem

Dr Sundeep Ruder, Endocrinologist, says the lack of exercise and the exposure to a high calorie diet contributes to the high numbers of diabetics in South Africa.

Ruder argues that education is very important.

We have a population of uninformed individuals, where their information is based on hear-say.

Dr Sundeep Ruder, Endocrinologist.

Ruder says 3.85 million people have diabetes in the country and many of these cases are undiagnosed.

Liquid sugar is bad for you and we are going to start simplifying labelling on products.

Dr Sundeep Ruder, Endocrinologist.

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