Preface

The human world is facing an aging phenomenon; in 2015, 901 million people were aged ≥60 years, with most of these individuals living in developed countries. This number is expected…

Improving Adherence in Type 2 Diabetes

International Diabetes Federation estimates that there are more than a half-billion adults ages 20 to 79 years worldwide who have diabetes mellitus (DM) and that the global health care expenditure for…

Diabetes and Heart Failure

Type 2 diabetes and congestive heart failure are growing public health problems and are expected to worsen in the next decade. There is an inarguable link between diabetes and heart…

Hypoglycemia in Older Patients

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…