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HOME CARE FOR SENIORS AND ELDERLY WITH DIABETES

DIABETIC IN HOME CARE FOR SENIORS AND ELDERLY

Whether your elderly or senior loved one has Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes, it’s important to keep the disease under control. Uncontrolled diabetes can cause serious complications such as cardiovascular (heart and blood vessel) disease, kidney failure, stroke, retinopathy, glaucoma and neuropathy (nerve disease).

If your loved one has Diabetes, it can be difficult to manage their diet to keep blood sugar at the right level. Having a professional caregiver experienced with Diabetic In Home Care can tremendously improve your loved one’s health.

SYMPTOMS OF DIABETES AND DIABETIC COMA

If left untreated, dangerously high or low blood sugar levels can cause a diabetic coma.

Symptoms of Hyperglycemia, High Blood Sugar:

  • A rapid heartbeat
  • A very dry mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Frequent urination
  • Fruity breath odor
  • Increased thirst
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Shortness of breath
  • Stomach pain

Symptoms of Hypoglycemia, Low Blood Sugar:

  • Anxiety
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Fatigue
  • Hunger
  • Nausea
  • Shakiness or nervousness
  • Sweating
  • Weakness

 

Diabetic Coma
Diabetic Coma is caused by dangerously high or low blood sugar levels. Like any coma, the person is unable to awaken or respond to any stimulation – sight, sound, touch. A diabetic coma can be fatal.

24-HOUR LIVE-IN AND HOURLY LIVE-OUT CAREGIVER FOR DIABETIC PATIENTS

A-1 Home Care Agency provides Diabetic Care for Elderly and Senior individuals on a 24-Hour Live-In Care or Hourly Care basis. We have Nurse Aides, Caregivers, Personal Care Attendants, Home Health Aides and Companions available to provide personalized schedules based on your family’s needs.

Our caregivers are experienced in diabetic care and emphasize healthy nutrition, daily exercise, keeping track of blood sugar levels on a day-to-day basis before and after meals and assistance with various activities of daily living. Click here for Caregiver Requirements.

 
Call us at (562) 929-8400, (949) 650-3800 or (877) 929-8499 to today for help tomorrow!