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Diabetic care from top to toe

Diabetic care from top to toe

Here are two products that are specially manufactured for Diabetic Wellbeing.

Vitabiotics Diabetone Capsules, R130.00 (30 capsules), Available: Clicks, Dis-Chem and leading pharmacies www.vitabiotics.co.za

Diabetone is truly a first of its kind research based formula, and is supported by original published nutritional research. Diabetone has been specially formulated with a comprehensive spectrum of nutrients to help safeguard your daily requirements, with particular emphasis on those of special relevance to people with diabetes. Managing your food choices and eating habits can have a direct influence on your overall wellbeing.

A carefully balanced expert formula

Diabetone® has been specially formulated with 21 nutrients to help safeguard your daily requirements. These nutrients include chromium which contributes to the maintenance of normal blood glucose levels, vitamin B6 which contributes to normal protein and glycogen metabolism, plus thiamin ( Vitamin B1) which contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system. The specialist formula also provides zinc which contributes to normal macronutrient metabolism. Metabolism is the chemical process by which the body breaks down the carbohydrates , fats and proteins in the food that we eat so that the energy released can be distributed to the body’s cells.

Food Supplement

Diabetone® is a vitamin and mineral supplement for those who wish to safeguard their daily diet with key vitamins and minerals. It is not a treatment for diabetes or metabolic control , but intended to help maintain overall health and wellbeing. It does not contain any added sugar, drugs or hormones. Should be used under the guidance of your pharmacist, physician or healthcare professional.                        

Recharge Your Feet, R88, stockist details: Dis-Chem, Clicks, leading pharmacies and health shops nationwide, www.rechargeyourlife.co.za

As a diabetic, foot care is of the utmost importance. Poor circulation in the feet and legs is one of the problems facing diabetics, and is characterized by leg pain and leg cramps. If this is not attended to, the result can be chronic ulcers, numbness and in severe cases gangrene, which can necessitate amputation of the affected limb.

Recharge Your Feet is the only Herbal Foot Cream that is specially formulated for Diabetic Feet. It contains herbal extracts and active ingredients that naturally help to alleviate the symptoms associated with diabetic feet; poor circulation, numbness and tingling, changes in skin temperature, swelling and changes in skin colour. 

How to take care of your feet:  

  • Exercise is important to enhance circulation
  • If possible raise your feet when you are sitting down
  • Check your feet every day for swelling, abrasions, red spots
  • Check your feet for ‘cold areas’ (a sign of poor circulation)
  • Check your feet for ‘hot areas’ (a sign of infection)
  • Make sure your “foot hygiene” is of a high standard
  • Dry your feet well after bathing, showering or swimming
  • Apply a good natural cream to the feet every day
  • Wear comfortable shoes that do not pinch the feet or toes
  • Keep toenails trimmed and file sharp edges


Recharge naturally assists with:

  • Poor circulation
  • Fungal infections
  • Cracked heels
  • Dry skin
  • Swelling in legs
  • Restless legs
  • Varicose veins or spider veins.
  • Minor cuts or burns


What makes Recharge Your Feet unique?
Recharge your Feet is a Herbal Foot Cream that uses a natural vegetable oil base instead of a petroleum one. This not only allows the skin to breathe, but it also allows the active ingredients to be absorbed effectively.

Active ingredients:

Recharge Your Feet is a natural herbal cream and does NOT contain alcohol, parabens, petrochemicals, animal products and synthetic fragrances.

The active ingredients in Recharge Your Feet include herbs, essential oils and vitamin A, E & B5 in a completely natural cream base.  These essential oils allow the skin to breathe and do not affect the normal functioning of the skin. As a result the cream is easily absorbed and is more effective than mineral oil based creams and you use less of natural creams per application.


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