In a new research published in The Lancet, over a quarter of 70 year olds and above with type 2 diabetes could benefit from improving communication and education in the clinic.
Type 2 diabetes is a widespread chronic disorder among older adults. The findings reveal 27 percent of the patients got better glycaemic control through individualized care without need for medication. The study is led by a team of researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School.
Programs involved in the systematic study of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, a disorder in which the pancreas produces too little insulin with the result that the body is unable to adequately metabolize sugar.
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Older Diabetes Patients Benefit from Improved Clinic Communication and Education