Diabetes is a common problem in older adults. Approximately 20% of individuals over 65 years of age have diabetes mellitus. Diabetes mellitus is a condition in which the body does not produce enough insulin or the insulin that is produced is ineffective. Diabetes is managed with a combination of exercise, diet and medication.
Dynamic Home Health caregivers provide an attentive and highly-skilled diabetes care, along with educational support for both patients and their families on how to organize patients’ new lifestyle, daily activities and diet in order to prevent the immediate signs and symptoms of high blood glucose levels, as well as prevent the long-term complications of diabetes.