Diabetes, aging and vulnerability
UNSPECIFIED (2002) Diabetes, aging and vulnerability. In: Conference on Vulnerability and Aging: Can They Be Prevented, Delayed or Controlled, PARIS, FRANCE, OCT 18, 2001. Published in: VULNERABILITY AND AGING: CAN THEY BE PREVENTED, DELAYED OR CONTROLLED? pp. 211-217.Full text not available from this repository.
With the increase in life expectancy, diabetes mellitus is going to become one of the most important factors in public health over the next few decades. As a systemic multicomponent disease, diabetes affects the majority of organs by interacting with the aging process, which it exacerbates and accelerates. Diabetes is therefore one of the determinants of vulnerability in the elderly. In this review we shall examine the various components of this multifaceted vulnerability. Management of the elderly diabetic should not be confined to controlling blood glucose, lipid profile and blood pressure. It should involve instituting a global and multidisciplinary approach of prevention and care, identifying cases of vulnerability. The objectives of metabolic targeting will depend on this diagnosis.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Series Name:||LES COLLOQUES DE L INSTITUT SERVIER|
|Journal or Publication Title:||VULNERABILITY AND AGING: CAN THEY BE PREVENTED, DELAYED OR CONTROLLED?|
|Publisher:||EDITIONS SCIENTIFIQUES ET MEDICALES ELSEVIER|
|Number of Pages:||7|
|Page Range:||pp. 211-217|
|Title of Event:||Conference on Vulnerability and Aging: Can They Be Prevented, Delayed or Controlled|
|Location of Event:||PARIS, FRANCE|
|Date(s) of Event:||OCT 18, 2001|
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