Geriatric Diabetes

1st Edition

Medha N. Munshi, Lewis A. Lipsitz

CRC Press
Published May 21, 2007
Reference - 448 Pages - 41 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849370656 - CAT# DK7060


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The number of elderly patients with diabetes is increasing at a significant rate. Responding to this growth, this source serves as a solid arsenal of information on the varying presentations and challenges associated with diabetes in the geriatric patient, and supplies clearly written sections on the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes in elderly populations. With contributions from renowned authorities from the national and international institutions, this reference will depict the role of specific co-morbidities, socioeconomic aspects, and caregiver issues on the effective management of diabetes in the older adult.