Your Partner in Diabetes

For People with Diabetes
Get your latest Issue of Diabetes Lifestyle, available through over 1200 retail outlets nationally, including Pick ‘n Pay, Disc-Chem Pharmacies, Clicks, My Spar and over 350 independent grocers, bookshops and pharmacies.

For Healthcare Professionals
We are excited to announce that our second virtual Postgraduate Forum in Diabetes Management will be held Friday the 12th to Sunday the 14th of November 2021. To take up this invitation, please click here to register OR click here for more information.


For Healthcare Professionals
For more information on this challenging 100% online Course which provides an accessible entry point into the world of diabetes and its commonly associated co-morbidities and risk factors, click here. Click here to register now.

For Healthcare Professionals
The South African Journal of Diabetes (SAJD) is the official CDE Journal for healthcare professionals with an interest in diabetes. Volume 11 Number 2 is now available here


For Healthcare Professionals
The CDE Clinical Guidelines 2018 is now available here These guidelines are intended to facilitate best practice within the CDE programmes of care.

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

Should a member of a medical aid who is registered on the CDE Diabetes Management Programme be dissatisfied with the programme the Member can direct a complaint directly to the Medical Scheme and CDE.

Should the Member not receive satisfactory resolve from CDE or the Medical Scheme the Member has been advised by the Medical Scheme and CDE to direct the complaint to the Council of Medical Schemes.