Risk of Disability in Elderly Diabetic Patients

Risk of Disability in Elderly Diabetic Patients

eBook - 2011
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In the elderly population, diabetes is often associated with a wide range of complications and comorbidities that can affect the patients' ability to care for themselves, thus complicating medical assistance. Furthermore, old patients frequently have to follow polypharmacy regimens that can increase adverse events and drug"drug interactions and reduce the compliance to hypoglycemic agents. The book provides an overview of the most common diabetes-related complications, supporting the clinician in the management of type 2 diabetes in the elderly"from the diagnosis of each complication, to the role of the pharmacological and nonpharmacological interventions.
Publisher: Torino : SEEd, 2011.
ISBN: 9788897419105
Characteristics: 1 online resource (100 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Comoglio, Marco
ebrary, Inc


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