Diabetes in Old Age
Niddm or Type II Diabetes is usually detected in majority of patients between 40 to 70 years of age. As such with advancing age there may be problems of joint pains, impaired vision, impaired hearing, mobility disorders, urinary problems due to enlarged prostate. For a long time he may attribute diabetic symptoms to aging process. It becomes obvious when for some surgery like cataract, or for dental problem he undergoes investigation and then it is revealed that he is suffering from Diabetes. On further questioning he may complain of frequency of urination. He may give a vague history of some family member suffering from Diabetes. As such there are other problems of joint pains, backache, defective vision and uncontrolled diabetes in the presence of these problems become worse.
Due to Diabetes in elderly persons there could be
All these problems can be controlled by keeping Blood Sugar under control by proper diet and by regular exercise.
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