Posted by Tue, Feb 03 2015 13:06:11on
Incontinence is not often the easiest subject to talk about with loved ones or even our doctor. Urinary or fecal incontinence affect 13 million Americans and can lead to embarrassment, isolation and even depression. The prevalence of diabetes, at 21 million Americans, is rising steadily as our population is more sedentary, has poor dietary habits and is aging. People with diabetes, are more likely to develop issues with incontinence, and develop more severe incontinence.
Posted by Tue, Feb 03 2015 12:58:56on
Urinary incontinence, the leaking of urine or loss of bladder control, can affect individuals of all ages following a stroke. Incontinence associated with strokes can manifest as unconscious leakage or weakened bladder muscles resulting in the inability control urine. If you or a loved one is experiencing bladder control issues it is important to discuss this with a medical professional.
Posted by Mon, Sep 22 2014 10:51:40on
If you are a caregiver for an elderly person, no doubt falls are a concern.
Posted by Thu, Sep 04 2014 13:14:16on
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's can be a very trying experience, especially for someone who is not formally trained to do so. We have prepared some frequently asked questions and answers regarding Alzheimer's and incontinence that we hope will be helpful.
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