Managing Diabetes in Older Adults

Thirty two percent of adults age 65 or older in Massachusetts have been diagnosed with diabetes, according to the Massachusetts Healthy Aging Data Report. Diabetes is a chronic disease that can often be effectively managed with lifestyle changes, especially by losing weight and/or maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly, and eating healthy foods. In this video, Oree and Steve explain how they’ve managed their diabetes through diabetes self-management classes and fitness programs that have helped them take control of their lives.