Dr. Mohan explains: “If older people develop a low-sugar condition known as hypoglycemia, it can lead to devastating effects on the body. This condition can cause health problems. heart attack or even a stroke.”
Therefore, it is important to keep diabetes goals less rigid for older adults.
Plus, he said that normally we keep the Hb1Ac limit for young people between 6.5-7, but for the elderly, even 7.5 is considered fine. For people with heart problems and other comorbidities, even the number 8 is considered good, the expert explained.