1 in 4 Seniors are Diagnosed with Diabetes
Did you know that roughly 25 percent of seniors have some sort of diabetes according to the American Diabetes Association? This number is expected to increase for those over the age of 60. If you know a senior with diabetes or at risk for diabetes, take a little time to learn more about this condition and how you can help your family member or friend improve their health.
The More You Know
Symptoms to Watch Out For
Monitoring Glucose Levels
Diet & Exercise
Finally, diet and exercise are integral when it comes to diabetes management. A low sugar diet is very important in helping to reduce symptoms. Check with the doctor about a senior meal plan. You can also check with wellness centers, senior centers or home health care providers for more information and plans.