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Diabetes in Old Age, 3rd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-06562-4
500 pages
May 2009
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Several major clinical trials involving older people with diabetes have provided a much greater evidence base from which to draw clinical therapeutic decisions, and several new themes in geriatric diabetes are emerging. This new edition of the popular Diabetes in Old Age features up-to-date and comprehensive information about the key aspects of managing older people with diabetes, predominantly Type 2 diabetes. It covers standard problems, such as diagnosis, and topics specific to the elderly - falls, dementia and nursing home care. 

Diabetes in Old Age 3e provides guidance, best practice points and key learning outcomes in each area covered, and identifies the published evidence base for each major conclusion. Different approaches to optimising diabetes care in the community, primary care and secondary care health care arenas are presented.   The role of the diabetes specialist nurse in diabetes care is also covered.

Diabetes in Old Age 3e is essential reading for diabetologists, diabetes specialist nurses, primary care physicians, general physicians and geriatricians, podiatrists and dieticians with an interest in diabetes, as well as all health professionals engaged in the delivery of diabetes care, including social services and health professionals providing care to older people

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1. Pathophysiology of diabetes in the elderly (Graydon S. Meneilly).

2 Diabetes-related risk factors in older people (Stephen Colagiuri and Daniel Davies).


3. Diabetes in the elderly; diagnosis, testing and screening (Simon Croxson).


4. Peripheral arterial disease in old people with diabetes (Leocadio R. Manas, Cristina A. Bouzon and Marta C. Rodriquez).

5. Coronary heart disease (Ahmed H. Abdelhafiz).

6. Stroke and diabetes (Janice E. O’Connell and Christopher S. Gray).

7. Diabetes-related renal disease in older people (M Latana A. Munang and John M, Starr).

8. Management of eye disease and visual loss (Nina Tumosa).

9. The diabetic foot (Andrew J. M. Boulton and Matthew J. Young).

10. Diabetic neuropathy (Solomon Tesfaye).

11. Erectile dysfunction (Tamás Varkonyi and Peter Kempler).


12. Metabolic risk factors, obesity and cardiometabolic syndrome (Giuseppe Paolisso and Raffaele Marfella).

13. Perspectives on diabetes care in old age: a focus on frailty (Andrej Zeyfang and Jeremy D. Walston).

14. Metabolic decompensation in the elderly (Giuseppe Paolisso and Michelangela Barbieri).

15. Nutritional perspectives: diabetes in older people (Begoña Molina and Alan J. Sinclair).

16. Early management of type 2 diabetes (Alan J. Sinclair).

17. Drug therapy: current and emerging agents for hyperglycaemia (Joe M. Chehade and Arshag D.Mooradian).

18. Insulin therapy (Marg McGill and Dennis Yue).

19. Treatment of hypertension (Peter Fasching).

20. Treatment of dyslipidaemia (Peter Fasching).

21. Hypoglycaemia (Vincent McAulay and Brian M. Frier).

22. Diabetes in care homes (Alan J. Sinclair and Terry Aspray).

23. Primary and community care of diabetes in older people (Roger Gadsby).

24. Diabetes care in special circumstances (Jay Chillala, and Gurch Randhawa).

25. Managing surgery in the elderly diabetic patient (Geoffrey Gill and Susan Benbow).


26. The implications of the evolving diabetes epidemic for disability in older adults (Edward W. Gregg and Linda Geiss).

27. Diabetes and cognitive dysfunction (Alan J. Sinclair and Koula G. Asimakopoulou).

28. Depression and diabetes in older adults (Arie Nouwen and Jan R. Oyebode).

29. Falls and diabetes (Christine C. Cigolle and Caroline S. Blaum).


30. The role of specialist nurses and other members of the multidisciplinary team (Carolin D. Taylor and Timothy J. Hendra).

31. Diabetes education in the elderly (Charles Fox and Anne Kilvert).

32. Supporting the family and informal carers (Antony Bayer and Alan J. Sinclair).

33. Diabetes mellitus care models for older people (Isabelle Bourdel-Marchasson and John E. Morley).

34. Further Initiatives to Enhance Diabetes Care in Older People (Alan J. Sinclair).

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