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Urinary Tract Infections: Postmenopausal Women Who Take Diabetes Medications are at Greater Risk

Postmenopausal women who have diabetes and take oral diabetes medications or insulin are more likely to have acute, symptomatic urinary tract infections (UTIs) than women who don't have diabetes, women who manage their diabetes by lifestyle changes - or even women with untreated diabetes.

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Aging Gracefully With Diabetes in Your Golden Years

As a nation, we are aging. By the age of 65, two-thirds of us take one or more medications a day—and a lot of us take as many as three.

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Aging Gracefully With Diabetes: The Golden Years

As a nation, we are aging. By the age of 65, two-thirds of us take one or more medications a day-and a lot of us take as many as three.

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Seniors in the Kitchen

Seniors with diabetes may need to make changes to their diet to remain healthy, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA). In addition, people may have more difficulty preparing food as they get older.

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Eva’s Insulin

At 81 years of age, Eva Saxl has a lifetime of rewarding accomplishments behind her—careers as a writer, teacher, philanthropist and lecturer and a history of living with type 1 diabetes for more than 60 years with no complications.

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Wisdom of the Elders

Karl Smith, a type 1 for 79 of his 85 years, remembers having type 1 diabetes as a child but not having any insulin with which to treat the disease.

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A Fiber Diet Helps Older Women Avoid Type 2 Diabetes

Older women with higher intakes of whole-grain foods and dietary fiber have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to findings published in the April issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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Declining Cognitive Function More Likely in Diabetic Elderly

In a study involving almost 10,000 elderly women, Edward W. Gregg, MD, and researchers from the Centers for Disease Control found that long-time sufferers of diabetes were more susceptible to failing memory and other cognitive problems. Those who had diabetes for more than 15 years were 57% to 114% more likely to suffer a decline in cognitive function and mental faculties than women without diabetes. The findings were reported in the January issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine.

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Medicare to Cover Insulin Pumps for Beneficiaries

After years of lobbying and letter writing by endocrinologists and thousands of people with diabetes, Medicare will finally cover insulin pumps for its beneficiaries with type 1 diabetes.

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