[Treatment of hypertension with diabetes mellitus in the elderly].

  • Koichi Yokono
  • Published 2003 in
    Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical…


Several factors have contributed to induce the impairment of glucose tolerance in the elderly. Especially, the changes of body composition with aging, the loss of skeletal muscle mass and relatively increased fat tissues, could occur the insulin resistant state. Such states would be well known to accompany with diabetes mellitus and hypertension. Therefore… (More)


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