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Free diabetes helpline during COVID-19 lockdown
Apr 17, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020
WHY? PLWD -People living with diabetes who are infected with COVIC-19 have a higher chance of getting serious complications. So we want you to stay healthy, on stay on your treatment plan and stay at home.
WHAT? We offer support to PLWD so that you can best self manage while preventing diabetes complications
WHO? A person with diagnosed diabetes on a management plan involving “lifestyle” +/or oral medicine +/or insulin.
HOW? Telehealth using text messages, email, phone +/or video consultations. To start the process message us:
text or voice +27-81-578-6636 (text or voice and WhatsApp or another messaging service)
TELL US: Your name, cell number or email, where you are staying, a few words about your diabetes challenge
WE REPLY: within 24 hours of getting your message and between 8am – 5 pm 7 days a week.
Don’t use this service for emergencies or a sudden worsening of your health. Follow local instructions.