Diabetes & dementia

Self-management is a crucial element to the successful management of living with diabetes. The combination of dementia and diabetes therefore poses a considerable challenge to safety and quality of life. This session explores the implications of living with both conditions and describes some areas to consider when supporting individuals living with diabetes and dementia, and their carers.

Learning points:

  • List some facts about these two common conditions
  • Describe the issues for people who have diabetes and develop dementia
  • Describe the issues for people with dementia who develop diabetes
  • List some practical tips when supporting people with both conditions

Wednesday 30 October 2019

11:50 - 12:30

TREND-UK & Injection Technique Matters (ITM)

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Speakers

Independent Nurse Consultant & Co-Chair, TREND-UK & ITM