Cognitive dysfunction is associated with poor diabetes control in older adults.

  title={Cognitive dysfunction is associated with poor diabetes control in older adults.},
  author={Medha N. Munshi and Laura Grande and Mellody Hayes and Darlene Ayres and Emmy Suhl and Roberta Capelson and Susan Lin and William P. Milberg and K Weinger},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  volume={29 8},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between cognitive dysfunction and other barriers and glycemic control in older adults with diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Patients over the age of 70 years presenting to a geriatric diabetes clinic were evaluated for barriers to successful diabetes management. Patients were screened for cognitive dysfunction with the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) and a clock-drawing test (CDT) scored by 1) a method validated by Mendez et al. and 2) a… CONTINUE READING

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