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Diabetes in old age: an emerging epidemic.

@article{Kesavadev2003DiabetesIO,
  title={Diabetes in old age: an emerging epidemic.},
  author={Jothydev Kesavadev and Kevin R Short and K. Sreekumaran Nair},
  journal={The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India},
  year={2003},
  volume={51},
  pages={
          1083-94
        }
}
Diabetes in the elderly is emerging as one of the most important public health problems of the 21st century. In developing countries, the majority of people with diabetes are in the age range of 45-64 years. A better understanding on the pathogenesis of diabetes in the aging population is required to successfully treat and prevent its devastating complications. Changes in body composition with accumulation of fat in the abdomen is a key factor in the causation of diabetes in the aging… Expand
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