[LISTEN] Why you should take diabetes seriously

Diabetes is a life-long condition that requires medical care and a healthy lifestyle. Here's what you need to know.

CAPE TOWN – November is World Diabetes Month, which is aimed at raising awareness around the disease.

According to the International Diabetes Federation, there were 2.28 million cases of diabetes in South Africa in 2015.

In the SoundCloud above, Michael Brown of the Centre for Diabetes and Endocrinology chats about diabetes and discusses the the centre's 5 km walk in partnership with the Johannesburg Zoo on Sunday 13 November.

More in Multimedia