Managing diabetes requires awareness. Diabetes is a term we hear often, but until diabetes affects us personally we often don’t realize the ins and outs of the disease. Diabetes is a long-lasting disease that affects the way your body turns food into energy. There three main types of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and diabetes that is developed during pregnancy. Symptoms of type 1 & 2 diabetes include:

  • increase in urination output

  • excessive thirst

  • weight loss

  • fatigue

  • hunger

  • problems with skin

  • slowly healing wounds

Our professional trained caregivers can provide your loved one with diabetes one-on-one assistance with:

  • The preparation of diabetic-friendly made meals

  • They can also help to monitor the condition of your loved one’s skin and lower extremities to help avoid injuries

  • Ensure that they are maintaining proper oral hygiene because it is common for diabetics to develop gum disease.

If you or a loved one are struggling with day to day management of diabetes, it might be time to bring in some backup. With the professional help and care of Senior Helpers, your loved one can live comfortably and independently in their own home.

Senior Helpers – Sacramento/Placer provides compassionate caregivers to help our local seniors with day-to-day tasks such as housekeeping, meal prep/planning, and transportation as well as providing assistance with bathing, dressing, medication reminders and more. Our mission is to improve the life of seniors and help relieve the burden on their families. If your loved one lives in Sacramento or the surrounding areas (Roseville/Rocklin, Folsom, Rancho Cordova, Elk Grove) and you would like more information, please call us at 916-671-5777 or click the Contact Us link at the top of this page.

 

DISCLAIMER: This information is not intended to diagnose health problems or to take the place of medical advice or care you receive from your physician or other healthcare provider. Always consult your healthcare provider about your medications, symptoms, and health problems.

 




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