Elderly Diabetes Care
The elderly often don't get enough exercise or eat right, which can cause Type 2 diabetes. However, weight loss and careful diet can control the disease. Learn how to care for a senior with diabetes.
Articles About Elderly Diabetes Care
- Type 2: The Most Common Form of Diabetes
Type 2 is the most prevalent form of diabetes, and the one that impacts older people the most. It is often referred to as "sugar."
- Do diabetes medications have to be taken at the same time every day?
It's important to take your Diabetes medications at the same time every day. Consistency is key when treating this disease and maintaining health blood glucose levels.
- 7 Exercise Tips for Diabetics
An exercise regimen can help a diabetic lose weight, and also plays an important role in helping the body manage blood sugar levels. Here are seven things diabetics can do to stay safe while exercising.
- Confusing Food Labels Make Managing Blood Glucose a Challenge
86 million Americans have pre-diabetes, and 90 percent of us don't even know it. It's an epidemic, and food labels don't help.
- Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Increased by Red Meat and Processed Meat
A new study links increased risk of Type 2 diabetes to red and processed meats, and suggests healthier options.
- 5 Ways to Control Diabetes
These five principles will help caregivers manage their loved one's diabetes.
- Diabetes and Foot Care
The combination of nerve damage and poor circulation can cause serious foot problems for diabetics. Learn proper foot care techniques and tips for talking to your doctor that will help you put your best foot forward.
- An Overview of Diabetes
Diabetes is a disorder of the metabolism—the way our bodies use digested food for growth and energy. In the elderly, diabetes can pose an even greater health risk of which caregivers should be aware. If this condition is not regularly monitored, it can cause major health problems and even result in death.