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Caregivers of Older Adults Blog | Diabetes

7 Caregiver Tips for Caring for Someone on Dialysis

By mmLearn.org on Fri, Jan 06, 2017 @ 07:59 AM

Dialysis does not change just the lives of patients; it also changes the lives of families and caregivers. If you have recently started caring for someone on dialysis, it can be overwhelming. These seven tips can help you learn key management tips for caring for the patient while simultaneously supporting your own needs. Read More

Fewer Years, More Disabilities for Seniors With Diabetes?

By mmLearn.org on Fri, Sep 02, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Topics: Diabetes

Just under 26 percent of seniors age 65 or older are living with diabetes, according to statistics from the American Diabetes Association. Moreover, while we have long known that the disease can threaten health and wellness, recent research from Australia published in the journal Diabetologia suggests that the consequences of diabetes may be even more dire than once thought. Let's take a closer look at the findings, along with how caregivers can do their part to improve the lives of patients with diabetes.

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