Diabetes in the Elderly

A disease that occurs when the blood glucose level is too high. Type 1 is usually diagnosed in children and young adults and is also known as juvenile diabetes. Type 2 is known as adult-onset diabetes.

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  • 5 Common Complications from Diabetes

    Even when blood sugar levels are properly managed, individuals with diabetes can develop serious health concerns. Learn the signs and symptoms to watch out for.

  • Pre-Diabetes: What You Need to Know

    Pre-diabetes indicates blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but not high enough to be called diabetes. Anyone diagnosed as pre-diabetic is more likely to develop type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.

  • Testing for Diabetes and Treating It

    Does your parent have diabetes? Explore the testing procedures used to diagnose diabetes and the best methods for controlling blood sugar levels once diagnosed.

  • Who Gets Diabetes? Top 10 Risk Factors

    Certain risk factors can increase the chances that a person will get diabetes. Some risk factors can be eliminated, while others cannot.

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