Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Older Patients: Current and Emerging Treatment Options

@inproceedings{Moghissi2013ManagementOT,
  title={Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Older Patients: Current and Emerging Treatment Options},
  author={Etie S. Moghissi},
  booktitle={Diabetes therapy : research, treatment and education of diabetes and related disorders},
  year={2013}
}
Elderly patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are a rapidly emerging population that presents unique clinical challenges. This diverse patient group can differ widely in terms of physical and mental status, which can increase their risk of complications including hypoglycemia, falls, and depression. These factors can negatively impact their glycemic control, safety, and quality of life. The risk of hypoglycemic events is elevated among elderly patients with diabetes. In many cases… CONTINUE READING
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