Christine Cigolle

Cigolle finds intervention success for diabetes in older adults

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"Older Patients With Diabetes Can Benefit From Interventions" - Medscape Today. 5/9/2012.

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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