Individualize Type 2 Diabetes Regimens for Older Adults
More than 1 in 4 patients over 65 have type 2 diabetes...and you can help ensure they're managed appropriately.
Individualize care by focusing on health status, not just age.
Emphasize avoiding hypoglycemia. It's linked to an increased risk of falls, cognitive decline, and death. Explain that in many older adults, these risks often outweigh benefits of tight glucose control.