Publication details

Seniorská populace a diabetes - úskalí a rizika

Title in English Elderly population and diabetes - pitfalls and risks


Year of publication 2019
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Česká diabetologie
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Keywords geriatrization of medicine; geriatric syndromes; demographic situation and prognosis of the Czech Republic; multimorbidity; specifics of diseases in old age; diabetes in old age
Description Diabetes (DM) is a significant risk factor for the emergence and development of late diabetic complications, both micro- and macroangiopathic. In seniors, DM often occurs as a part of multimorbidity and may be involved in the development and development of disability. This can then significantly affect all other diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. The treatment of DM in old age is based on the same principles as in younger individuals: diet, physical activity, event. medicines.