n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - A touch of diabetes : editor's comment

Volume 24, Issue 10
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... EDITORIAL October 2006 Vol.24 No.10 CME 549 When I was working in the then City Council clinics on the Cape Flats I had the pleasure of running a chronic diseases clinic in Bonteheuwel one afternoon a week. The patients were mainly middle-aged and elderly women, all of whom had a mixture of the chronic diseases of lifestyle. Type 2 diabetes was very common and I am sure that if we had had the facilities to look for it, we would have found metabolic syndrome in abundance as well. I thoroughly enjoyed these patients for the glimpse that they gave me ..

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