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A1C - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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Last Updated: 10 October 2021

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A geriatrics walking clinic improves hemoglobin A1c and timed gait in older veterans with type 2 diabetes.

Over one quarter of older grownups in the U. S. has diabetic issues; and, physical task is essential for the promotion of healthy and balanced aging in this population. The function of this scientific demo task is to evaluate the result of exercise in the form of strolling on glycemic control and timed stride in older Veterans with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Veterans aged ≥ 60 years were registered in the Geriatrics Walking Clinic, a clinical presentation job, at South Texas Veterans Health Care System. In a sub-set of patients with T2D, we performed a chart evaluation and videotaped Hemoglobin A1c at 3, 6, and 12 months after conclusion of the program. Sixty-two patients had HbA1c values readily available and were included in this evaluation. The finding highlights that older patients with T2D take advantage of a GWC with boosted glycemic control and timed stride.

Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gerinurse.2020.10.001

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