MMC SUPPORTS PEOPLE LIVING WITH DIABETES Diabetics can successfully manage their condition through effective lifestyle changes, particularly when it comes to nutrition. This is according to endocrinologist Dr Simon Ackerman, who was the guest speaker at a free health education Diabetes SA Pietermaritzburg Support Group meeting, held at Midlands Medical Centre (MMC) Private Hospital. The support group, based at the hospital, serves as an educational platform for people with diabetes, as well as allied healthcare professionals. Ackerman stressed the importance of improving glycaemic control through diet, lifestyle and novel medical therapies, emphasising the fact that diabetes can be successfully managed. For more information on the support group contact Pranisha Deonarain on 0826265001 or Kavitha Dhanilal on 0798803924.