U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Diabetes in Older Adults

Diabetes occurs in people of all ages, but it's more common in older adults. The National Diabetes Education Program offers access to a range of resources that can help older adults learn how to better manage their diabetes or take steps to prevent type 2 diabetes. Caregivers and health care professionals of older adults may also find helpful tools to enhance their understanding of issues that affect this population.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) is jointly sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with the support of more than 200 partner organizations.

The NIDDK would like to thank:
Letia Boseman, MPH; Linda Haas, PhC, RN, CDE; Janet Miller, MPA; Carrie Swift, MS, RD, BC-ADM, CDE

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