Diabetes and the elderly

Diabetes and other health problems

A growing number of elderly people have type 2 diabetes. This condition can worsen the symptoms of many other health problems that occur frequently in the elderly.

Diabetes management in the elderly

Managing diabetes is not easy, whether you are young or old. It is always difficult to change your lifestyle – more so if you have done things in a particular way for years.

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Dr. May currently works as a fulltime endocrinologist and has been in private practice since 2004. He has a variety of interests, predominantly obesity and diabetes, but also sees patients with osteoporosis, thyroid disorders, men's health disorders, pituitary and adrenal disorders, polycystic ovaries, and disorders of growth. He is a leading member of several obesity and diabetes societies and runs a trial centre for new drugs.

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