The Hidden Cause behind Your Elderly Loved One’s Mood Swings

????????????????????????????????????????Your loved one’s mood swings are common among people with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes, especially if the mood swings are accompanied by changes in sleep patterns, appetite, lethargy, low self-esteem, and depression.  Rapid changes in blood sugar levels cause temporary mood swings which go away when glucose levels return to the target range.  Changes in one’s mood may also be attributed to other factors, such as stress related to managing diabetes.  If your loved one has depression, managing diabetes will become that much more difficult for him or her, and it snowballs into health complications and overall poorer outcomes.

Need help with Diabetes Management?

A-1 Home Care enhances your quality of life with experienced caregivers who can assist with insulin administration.  When you or a loved one is too tired to do anything, our live-in caregivers will help with the following:

  • Meal preparation
  • Light housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Prescription pick-ups
  • Grocery shopping
  • Errands
  • Companion care
  • Close glucose monitoring
  • Serve as a liaison between your loved one’s physician and the rest of the family
  • Transportation for routine medical check-ups

To avoid further diabetes complications, A-1 Home Care’s certified nurse aides will communicate regularly with your physician and adhere to the treatment plan as prescribed by the doctor.

Why A-1 Home Care?

Ranked as LA County’s #1 preferred agency in senior care, A-1 Home Care has been faithfully serving the elderly and their families for over two decades.  Our high quality in-home care services are available to you at the lowest rates possible in California and as one of the few state-licensed agencies in California, A-1 Home Care guarantees senior safety and satisfaction.

For quality Diabetes Care, contact us today at (562) 929-8400 or (949) 650-3800 or visit our website for services in Culver City, Santa Monica, Hollywood, Burbnk, Pasadena and surrounding cities.

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