Diabetes Care for the Older Patient

A Practical Handbook

  • Gillian Hawthorne

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Louise Hayes, Nigel C. Unwin
    Pages 1-17
  3. Mark W. J. Strachan
    Pages 19-38
  4. Akshya Vasudev, Alan J. Thomas
    Pages 39-53
  5. Simon C. M. Croxson
    Pages 55-73
  6. Gemma M. Smith, Terry J. Aspray
    Pages 101-121
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 167-175

About this book

Introduction

The management of older people with  diabetes  requires careful attention  to the specific needs of this age group.  This practical handbook addresses the issues surrounding the care of older diabetic patients, including dementia, frailty, depression and cardiovascular risk.  Intended for day-to-day use in clinical practice, each chapter closes with a list of salient practical points in the clinical management of older patients with diabetes.

Concisely written by authorities in the field, this book is a valuable resource for all those involved in the   diabetes care of older people .

Keywords

Diabetes Frailty Geriatrics Hypoglycemia Primary Care

Editors and affiliations

  • Gillian Hawthorne
    • 1
  1. 1.Newcastle Diabetes CentreNewcastleUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-85729-461-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-85729-460-9
  • Online ISBN 978-0-85729-461-6
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