Hypoglycemia in Older Patients

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Clin Geriatr Med. 2020 Aug;36(3):395-406. doi: 10.1016/j.cger.2020.04.001. Epub 2020 Apr 17.


Hypoglycemia is a serious problem in older patients with diabetes mellitus. This chapter discusses risk factors associated with hypoglycemia and approaches to mitigation of the risk for hypoglycemia. Specific considerations include selection of glucose lowering agents, comorbid conditions and the implications of declining cognitive dysfunction.

PMID:32586470 | DOI:10.1016/j.cger.2020.04.001

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