A study published in the British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease. 2012; 12(5):238-242, found that residents with diabetes are a vulnerable group in nursing homes. Diabetes is a known independent risk factor for admission to a nursing home. Diabetics are an often neglected group who lack comprehensive assessment, monitoring and special access and are susceptible to vascular disease, chest, urine and skin infections as well as poor nutrition.
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