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Aging Well with Diabetes

A 10-Point Action Plan for Older Adults

Medha Munshi, MD, and Sheri Colberg, PhD

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An essential guide to navigating diabetes for older adults and their caregivers.

In Aging Well with Diabetes, Dr. Medha Munshi and Dr. Sheri Colberg provide practical advice to redefine living with diabetes in later life. As experts in geriatric care and diabetes management, they introduce a clear and accessible 10-step action plan to help you manage diabetes effectively while enhancing your overall vitality and independence.

Each step in the action plan is detailed with achievable goals, making it a crucial toolkit for anyone living with diabetes or caring for someone who does. The authors...

An essential guide to navigating diabetes for older adults and their caregivers.

In Aging Well with Diabetes, Dr. Medha Munshi and Dr. Sheri Colberg provide practical advice to redefine living with diabetes in later life. As experts in geriatric care and diabetes management, they introduce a clear and accessible 10-step action plan to help you manage diabetes effectively while enhancing your overall vitality and independence.

Each step in the action plan is detailed with achievable goals, making it a crucial toolkit for anyone living with diabetes or caring for someone who does. The authors discuss:

• Comprehensive health management, including dietary adjustments, physical activity, medication management, and more
• How aging and diabetes interact, detailing the physiological changes and challenges that come with managing diabetes at an older age
• The diversity of experiences among older adults with diabetes and the importance of personalized treatment plans
• Practical tips and strategies, such as modifying exercises to prevent falls and dietary tips that accommodate older digestive systems
• Guidance for caregivers and health care providers on how to support older adults with diabetes

Whether you're newly diagnosed or a long-time diabetic, this guide will empower you to take control of your health and manage your diabetes with confidence and grace as you age.

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9.25
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376
ISBN
9781421451527
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49 b&w illus.
Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
1. Change Your Sweetness
2. Reverse Your Road to Diabetes
3. Stand Up and Stride Away
4. Boost Your Gut Health and Your Diet
5. Take a Medication Inventory
6. Achieve Your Desired Body

Foreword
Introduction
1. Change Your Sweetness
2. Reverse Your Road to Diabetes
3. Stand Up and Stride Away
4. Boost Your Gut Health and Your Diet
5. Take a Medication Inventory
6. Achieve Your Desired Body Weight
7. Rev Up Your Brain Power
8. Sleep Well, Rest, and Recuperate
9. Keep Other Diseases at Bay
10. Stay Strong, Stable, and Safe
Final Thoughts
Resources and Appendices

Author Bios
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Medha Munshi, MD

Medha Munshi, MD, is the Director of the Geriatric Diabetes Program at the Joslin Diabetes Center and a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. She is the coeditor of Diabetes in Old Age and Geriatric Diabetes.
Featured Contributor

Sheri Colberg, PhD

Sheri Colberg, PhD, is the founder of Diabetes Motion and professor emeritus of exercise science at Old Dominion University. She is the author or coauthor of 13 books, including The Athlete’s Guide to Diabetes and The Science of Staying Young.