eFit – HCP: Diabetes

Diabetes in older adults is distinct from diabetes in younger people and the approach to therapy should be different. This is especially true in those who have functional dependence, frailty, dementia or who are at the end of their life.

Inlow’s 60-second Diabetic Foot Screen:
Instructions    Link

Assessment and Management of Foot Ulcers for People with Diabetes, Second Edition (Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario):
Me, My Heath and My Diabetes Team (Diabetes Canada):

Reading List: Diabetes in Older Adults

Travelling with Diabetes (Insurancewith):
Resource Website
Type 2 Diabetes (Government of Canada):
Public Health Information

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View CSAH Courses for HCP: Caring for the Older Adult

This series of courses provides a foundation for understanding, recognizing, assessing and managing health care concerns in the older adult.  Each Lesson includes short narrated modules that focus on these four themes.

View HCP Continuous Learning

We share aging-related courses and archived content offered by other leaders in the field of geriatric care.