When Patients With Diabetes Can No Longer Take Care of Themselves
It’s not easy watching a loved one with diabetes become sick. The best-case scenario is one where your loved one is monitoring his or her blood glucose levels and living a healthy life. But, as with any chronic condition, diabetes may get worse and cause health problems.
Diabetes complications that may get worse—and how you can help
You can help your loved one with diabetes. You can help him or her get through daily life with dignity, comfort, and ease. Here are some of the most common conditions that can progress to the point where a loved one can’t do it alone— and how you can recognize and offer the help that really counts.