Brittle diabetes in the elderly.


The term 'brittle diabetes' is now commonly used to describe patients whose lives are disrupted by major variations in metabolic control, whatever their cause. Most reports have focused on the occurrence of such problems in young people, but little attention has been paid to brittle diabetes occurring in elderly patients. We describe six such cases and… (More)


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@article{Griffith1989BrittleDI, title={Brittle diabetes in the elderly.}, author={Don Griffith and John S. Yudkin}, journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association}, year={1989}, volume={6 5}, pages={440-3} }