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"Older Patients With Diabetes Can Benefit From Interventions" - Medscape Today. 05/09/2012.
Analyzing HRS data, Christine Cigolle and Caroline Blaum found that medical interventions for retirees with diabetes increased survival rates when patients self-managed their condition and lived long enough for the benefits to set in. Their study, published in the April 2012 Journals of Gerontology, suggests that older adults can benefit from interventions to prevent or slow the emergence of diabetes complications such as retinopathy, neuropathy, and cardiomyopathy.
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