Frailty, sarcopenia and diabetes.

  title={Frailty, sarcopenia and diabetes.},
  author={J Eileen Morley and Theodore K. Malmstrom and Leocadio Rodr{\'i}guez-Ma{\~n}as and A J Sinclair},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  volume={15 12},
It is estimated that 26.9% of persons 65 years and older in the United States have diabetes mellitus ( estimates11.htm).1 A systematic review has shown that persons with diabetes are at increased risk of mobility disability and disability in instrumental activities of daily living and activities of daily living.2 Frailty has been defined as a predisability state, which increases the vulnerability of a person to have a poorer outcome (eg, disability, hospitalization… CONTINUE READING


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