[PDF] Diabetes and dementia : guidance on practical management

Source:
Diabetes UK
Publisher:
Diabetes UK
Publication date:
16 October 2013

Abstract

This guidance has been developed to highlight the importance of recognising the relationship between diabetes and dementia, the impact one condition has on the other, and maximising the benefits and safety of diabetes treatments while minimising risks. It is intended to serve as a helpful resource for carers and health care professionals working in nursing and residential homes, carers and community nurses working with elderly people living in their own homes, and for commissioners and designers of services. This guidance was written by Training, Research and Education for Nurses in Diabetes (TREND UK) in partnership with the Institute of Diabetes for Older People (IDOP). Other organisations representing people with diabetes and people with diabetes have been involved in the development of the guidance via a process of consultation and review.