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Diabetes for Older Adults

Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. and impacts more than a quarter of people age 65 and older. Finding and treating diabetes early could mean preventing or delaying many of the health problems diabetes brings on. Learn more about diabetes and how to manage your condition.
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Get information on prevention and how to manage ongoing health conditions focused on physical and mental health. From exercise tips to diet and nutrition, this is your one-stop shop for caring for yourself and loved ones.

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With rising costs, it’s natural to be worried about affording your insulin. Learn what Medicare covers and how you can save on your diabetes medication.

Nov 6, 2023

Diabetes and Insulin: A Guide to Paying with Medicare

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Older adults living with diabetes can benefit from a positive, supportive social network to help them make and maintain necessary behavior changes. Remember, you're not alone.

Jul 29, 2022

Older Adults and Diabetes: How Social Support Can Help

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MHP Salud offers a chronic disease management tool that can be used to track the management of a chronic condition(s).

Apr 18, 2022

How to Track Your Chronic Disease and Symptoms Through an Easy-to-Use Tool

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May 13, 2021

5 Tips to Help You Prevent Vision Loss

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Take steps to protect your vision, detect eye diseases early, and maximize use of limited vision. Each state offers free or low-cost services to help.

Apr 27, 2021

How to Care for Your Eyes as You Age and Get Help with Vision Loss

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