Regardless of what the medical and pharmaceutical industries think about older diabetics, I firmly stand with Dr. Richard K. Bernstein in believing that older diabetic patients have just as much right to have normal blood sugar as younger patients.

Diabetes Advice for the Elderly: Relax
https://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/26/diabetes-advice-for-the-elderly-relax/

Diabetes linked to memory decline in older adults
http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/08/29/diabetes-linked-to-memory-decline-in-older-adults.html>

Effect of Aging on A1C Levels in Individuals Without Diabetes
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2551641/

Older diabetics may be pushing blood sugar too low
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-elderly-diabetes-overtreatment-idUSKBN0KL21M20150112

Overtreatment of elderly diabetics
http://www.over65.thehastingscenter.org/overtreatment-of-elderly-diabetics/

Results: A1C Test
http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/a1c-test/details/results/rsc-20167939

THE NORMAL A1C LEVEL
http://www.mendosa.com/blog/?p=366

Treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus in the older patient
http://www.uptodate.com/contents/treatment-of-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-in-the-older-patient

Why Hemoglobin A1c Is Not a Reliable Marker
https://chriskresser.com/why-hemoglobin-a1c-is-not-a-reliable-marker/

Why Raise Your A1C?
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/blog/why-raise-your-a1c/

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