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Older People with Diabetes and Life Transitions

  • Bodil Rasmussen
Chapter

Abstract

  • Transitions are an important part of life from infancy to older age.

  • Not all transitions are negative, they can represent an opportunity to enhance the person’s quality of life.

  • Salutogenesis stresses the importance of starting by considering how health is created and maintained rather than focusing on the negative aspects of illness and disorder.

  • Social and psychological support are vital to encourage older people to manage diabetes and it is meaningful to them.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Western Health PartnershipDeakin UniversityBurwood CampusAustralia

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