Your Partner in Diabetes

For People with Diabetes
For years, we have heard that small sustained changes in your caloric intake will produce large, long-term weight loss and that large, rapid weight loss is associated with weight regain. You may be surprised to hear both of these are myths! Read more

For People with Diabetes
Find a CDE - Optifast trained dietitian in an area closest to you. Click here


For Healthcare Professionals
The CDE 5-Day Advanced Course in Diabetes Care for Health Professionals is now open for registration. Please click here to register

For Healthcare Professionals
The CDE-OPTIFAST 800 kcal Programme Training for Dietitians is now available. This evidence based programme has incredible results. Click here to purchase your recorded training.


For Corporates and Employers
The work environment continues to change, which in several ways increases obesity and subsequently type 2 diabetes... Read more

For Healthcare Funders
The CDE partners with a number of leading medical aid funders in South Africa. Many of these relationships are long-standing, with true partnership credentials. People with diabetes who are members of these medical aids are able to join as members of the CDE programmes of care. View list here

CDE - Making a Difference in Diabetes Care

Diabetes Lifestyle Journal

Our quarterly community print publication, Diabetes Lifestyle, now, in its 28th Issue, is available for the first time in over 1100 retail outlets throughout South Africa and at selected outlets in Botswana, Namibia and Kenya. Read more

Retail Outlets that support diabetes!

Find a retail outlet with the latest Diabetes Lifestyle Journal in an area closest to you. Click here