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Geriatric diabetes

Author: Medha N Munshi; Lewis A Lipsitz
Publisher: New York : Informa Healthcare, ©2007.
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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 authorities from the  Read more...
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Geriatric diabetes.
New York : Informa Healthcare, c2007
(OCoLC)608608270
Online version:
Geriatric diabetes.
New York : Informa Healthcare, c2007
(OCoLC)608967139
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Medha N Munshi; Lewis A Lipsitz
ISBN: 9780849370656 0849370655
OCLC Number: 85817954
Description: xi, 428 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Descriptive epidemiology of diabetes --
The genetics of diabetes and its complications in older adults --
The pathophysiology of diabetes in the elderly --
Diagnosis and screening of diabetes mellitus in the elderly --
Insulin resistance in the elderly --
Cognitive dysfunction and depression in older adults with diabetes --
Falls risk and prevention in the diabetic patient --
Polypharmacy --
Urinary incontinence in older adults with diabetes --
Chronic pain and disability in diabetes --
Erectile dysfunction in older adults with diabetes --
Care of older adults with diabetes during hospitalization --
Macrovascular complications of diabetes in older adults --
Peripheral vascular disease in older adults with diabetes --
Kidney dysfunction in older adults with diabetes --
Diabetic neuropathy --
Ophthalmic complications in older adults with diabetes --
Foot care in older adults with diabetes mellitus --
Infections in older adults with diabetes --
Goal setting in older adults with diabetes --
Oral agents and insulin in care of older adults with diabetes --
Nutritional therapy for diabetes in older patients --
Exercise in older adults with diabetes --
Diabetes education in older adults --
Hypoglycemia and self-care in elderly patients with diabetes mellitus --
Care of community-living racial/ethnic minority elders --
Management of diabetes in chronic care settings --
Economic considerations in the management of older adults with diabetes: role of patient self-management --
Optimizing diabetes care in older adults-what else is needed? --
Promising research, new pharmacotherapy and technologies, and their relevance to older adults.
Responsibility: edited by Medha N. Munshi, Lewis A. Lipsitz.
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