Diabetes-Endocrine Disorders Most Recent
MD, FRCPC, FACP, AGSF
The rise in obesity and the aging of the population has resulted in a staggering increase in the prevalence of Type II Diabetes Mellitus (DMII).
Mr. L was a 75-year-old man who presented in April 2007 with a one-month history of multiple discrete ulcerative lesions on his extremities, his trunk, and in his mouth.
Diabetes is a very common condition, especially among older adults. There are numerous benefits associated with improved glycemic control.
An Approach to the Diagnosis of Unintentional Weight Loss in Older Adults, Part One: Prevalence Rates and Screening