Nov 30

National Diabetes Month: Help Seniors Recognize the Warning Signs

By MD for Seniors

Diabetes affects more than 11 million adults over the age of 65 in the U.S., according to the American Diabetes Association. This accounts for more than 25 percent of the population within this age group. As November is National Diabetes Month, it’s important that as a health professional you’re educating older patients on the warning signs of the disease.

The International Diabetes Confederation explained that while the onset of Type 1 diabetes is usually dramatic and sudden, people and their doctors can work together to look for Type 2 diabetes symptoms, which are easier to detect. However, the warning …read more

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