Knowledge Exchange

Research & Innovation in Aging Forum: Balance Impairment and Fear of Falling in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes - Need to Think Beyond Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Start Date: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Centre for Studies in Aging & Health at Providence Care is pleased to share the presentation given on Tues. Nov. 15th from 4-5pm by Dr. Nandini Deshpande, Associate Professor, School of Rehabilitation Therapy at Queen's University. Highlights and objectives of this presentation include:

  • To understand the subtle degradation in the function of multiple sensory systems that are critical for balance control in older persons with type 2 diabetes
  • To understand the importance of fear of falling in older persons and particularly, in those with type 2 diabetes