Diabetes can be a debilitating disease, and disproportionately affects older adults. For seniors learning how to prevent this condition is critical, but having the tools to manage diabetes may be just as important. Some elderly patients may require emotional or clinical support when it comes to living with the disease.
According to the Canadian Diabetes Association, the mechanics of the disease in fundamentally different in elderly individuals than it may be in a younger patient. Because diabetes can lead to other complications and declining health overall, older adults need to be especially vigilant when it comes to living …read more