This blog has been updated (see below) to reflect new filings by the care facilities.
Four times before, the woman had been admitted to the Downey nursing home with a diagnosis of diabetes. Each time, the staff checked her blood sugar levels at least once a day and gave her regular doses of insulin.
During her fifth stay, however, her care went awry. For 29 days, no one measured her blood sugar. She grew seriously ill and was rushed to a local hospital where she died. Doctors determined that a main cause of her death was diabetic ketoacidosis, caused by low insulin levels.