J Korean Diabetes.  2012 Mar;13(1):52-55. 10.4093/jkd.2012.13.1.52.

Intervention Strategies for Older Adults with Diabetes

  • 1Department of Social Work, Kyung-Hee University Medical Center, Seoul, Korea. i-era@hanmail.net


Diabetes is a common metabolic disorder in older adults. Understanding the common misconceptions about older adults with diabetes, patient and diabetes educator perspectives on aging are important when designing successful diabetes treatment regiments. Diabetes educators require special intervention strategies for older adults with diabetes. This paper suggests several strategies for optimizing diabetes management in older adults.


Aged; Diabetes Mellitus; Education; Intervention strategies

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Diabetes Mellitus

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