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My name is Anita Nortje, I am 55 years old, and I am raising funds to buy the Dexcom G6 glucose monitoring system.

I have been a type 1 diabetic for the past 43 years. I am married and have 3 sons. I am a runner and have completed 10 Two Oceans half marathons and lots of other races.

Controlling blood sugar levels is always a challenge. Because of being a diabetic for so long, I lost warning signs of low sugar and thus had a few comas the past year. I am training 5 days a week as part of managing my diabetes.

The Dexcom G6 'continuous glucose' monitoring system sends results to the app on my phone every 5 minutes; 24 hours a day. This will be especially helpful when I am running and late at night when I am at risk of falling into a coma.

Due to comas that can cause serious injuries as a result of low blood sugar, I need the Dexcom G6 that can warn me when my sugar levels are dropping, so that I can prevent future incidents. 

Reaching my target will mean that I can live a quality life as a type 1 diabetic and not be caught off guard with dangerous low sugar levels and a possible coma.  My medical aid does not cover the Dexcom G6.

Funds raised will be used for Dexcom G6 glucose monitoring for 1 year.
2 x Sensors per month - R2 530 x 12
4 x Transmitters per year - R5 060


  • Aug 28, 2020 - R 500.00
  • "Sterkstaan" - Dawie

  • Jan 09, 2020 - R 7 197.40
  • "Health to Anita" - PhilandPenni

  • Jan 08, 2020 - R 2 570.50
  • "To your health" - PhilandPenni

  • Dec 24, 2019 - R 1 000.00
  • "Blessings" - KandA

  • Dec 06, 2019 - R 1 542.30
  • "All the best. God bless." - Anonymous

  • Dec 04, 2019 - R 210.00
  • "

    Hoop dit help

    " - Me

  • Dec 01, 2019 - R 411.28
  • "All the best" - Anonymous

  • Nov 30, 2019 - R 1 028.20
  • "Voorspoed en sterkte." - anonymous

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Donations to date

R 21 220.00

Fundraising target

R 34 500.00

Funds raised offline

R 7 120.00

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Anita Nortje has been a type 1 diabetic for 43 years. She is now 55 years old. She is raising funds to purchase the Dexcom G6, which will allow her to better monitor her blood glucose levels.