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Nearly 10% US Adults have diabetes

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2014/04/14/nearly-10-percent-of-us-adults-now-have-diabetes-study

Diabetes in Older Adults

Saturday, January 11th, 2014

ADA_Consensus_Report published by the American Diabetes Association and American Geriatric Society in 2012 is their first effort to recommend glucose control goals for older adults.

Elderly with Diabetes in Minnesota

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Recent reports indicate that in Minnesota 32, 0000 people with diabetes reside in skilled nursing facilities (nursing homes) and 65, 000 in assisted living. Some directors of nursing recently expressed the desire to hire their own diabetes nurses or CDE’s. Is this a new opportunity to improve health care delivery for elders with diabetes?