As we age, dealing with diabetes can become more difficult. Managing the condition can take it’s toll and its risks increases with age. That’s why it is imperative that seniors, whether they are able bodied or in assisted living situations remain resolved and diligent in the fight against diabetes.
Type 2 Diabetes
In the United States, one in four people over the age of 60 have diabetes. You may find that you have to make adjustments. Diabetes.org provides valuable information for adults 55 and older to help you administer your condition over the long term. Download the Living Healthy with Diabetes Guide
Signs and Symptoms
The most common symptoms of type 2 diabetes are increased thirst and and frequent urination. Excess glucose in he bloodstream siphons water from tissues, forcing you to drink more fluids, which in turn causes you to excrete more fluid 1.