One in nine South Africans are affected by diabetes, which is also the number one killer of women and the second cause of death in the country. Daily self-management is critical to control diabetes and prevent devastating medical complications. Yet many people battle to cope.

To assist with this dilemma, the new Guidepost chatbot supports patients by providing information specific to their unique challenges in a continuous and customised manner including personalised coaching. It also connects patients with Guidepost’s diabetes educators (coaches), who are professional nurses accredited in diabetes education. Many medical schemes in South Africa, cover two consultations with a diabetes educator a year.

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