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Older adults with diabetes also are at greater risk than other older adults for several common geriatric syndromes, such as polypharmacy, cognitive impairment, urinary incontinence, injurious falls, and persistent pain. These conditions may impact older adults' diabetes self-management abilities.
Search for Glucometer Readings that are Right for You at Guardengine.com A normal glucose meter reading is 100 mg/dL or less after 8 hours of fasting, or 140/120 mg/dL or less at 2 hours after a meal for those under 50 years old, notes WebMD.