The management of diabetes in terminal illness related to cancer.

@article{King2012TheMO,
  title={The management of diabetes in terminal illness related to cancer.},
  author={Elliott J King and Hasan N Y Haboubi and Debbie Evans and Idris Baker and Stephen C Bain and James W. Stephens},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={2012},
  volume={105 1},
  pages={3-9}
}
The management of diabetes during terminal illness is complex, with lack of agreement and consensus among physicians and multidisciplinary teams. Despite the plethora of guidelines available for the management of diabetes, there exists no agreed, evidence-based strategy for managing diabetes during terminal illness and at the end of life. A number of physiological factors may influence glycaemic control during terminal illness. These include anorexia, cachexia, malabsorption, renal and hepatic… CONTINUE READING
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