Like other non-communicable diseases, diabetes mellitus (DM) across the world is a leading cause of morbidity and premature mortality. It disproportionately affects low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Prevention of diabetes saves lives, improves quality of life and preserves health resources. These countries face unique and substantial barriers in their attempts
In this case study we focus on the topic of Diet and Mental Health. Mr. X, who is a 67 year obese man with heart failure, presents sub-clinical depression and pre-diabetes. He is medication compliant and most existing symptoms and risk factors are well controlled with the exception of his
Increasing age is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes (T2D). Many studies demonstrate that T2D is preventable, but most do not include older people, and none address how to engage them in prevention strategies. Individual engagement and shared decision-making are important aspects of program development and care planning.