Diabetes Mellitus

  • Don Riesenberg


The care of elderly patients with diabetes mellitus requires as much art as science. Today, our understanding of this heterogeneous disease is increasing rapidly. Yet, in the elderly population, the boundary between normal and abnormal glucose tolerance remains unclear, and there exists no perfect therapeutic substitute for glucose homeostasis—the complex interaction between pancreas, liver, and skeletal muscle.1


Impaired Glucose Tolerance Elderly Person Macular Edema Plasma Glucose Level Aldose Reductase 
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