Type 2 diabetes and hypertension in older adults: a case study
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Type 2 diabetes and hypertension in older adults: a case study

Julie Spencer Community matron, NHS Leeds Community Healthcare, Leeds

The management of long-term conditions in the older adult population can be challenging and complex. After examining the literature and exploring some common issues, this article uses a reflective case study to demonstrate key findings in the management of hypertension and diabetes in an older adult that can be used to support effective interventions and positive outcomes.

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Nursing Standard. 24, 32,35-39. doi: 10.7748/ns2010.04.24.32.35.c7712

Published in print: 14 April 2010

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review