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Place des nouveaux antidiabétiques dans la population gériatrique

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Besse, Sarah
Besse, Arun
Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2016, vol. 12, no. 521, p. 1101-1106
Abstract Over the last few years, we have noticed the arrival on the market of new antidiabetic treatments. These represent an potential advantage because of the increase in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes, particularly in the elderly population. Nevertheless, elderly patients have a number of frailties that should be considered in the treatment of this condition. There is a lack of literature in this population as elderly are frequently excluded from randomized controlled trials. Therefore, guidelines were developed based on the consensus of experts in geriatrics and diabetology for this specific population. We have to consider the potential benefits and adverse effects of the new antidiabetics in older patients.
Keywords AgedDiabetes Mellitus, Type 2/drug therapyFrail ElderlyGeriatric AssessmentHealth StatusHumansHypoglycemic Agents/therapeutic use
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BESSE, Sarah, BESSE, Arun, JORNAYVAZ, François. Place des nouveaux antidiabétiques dans la population gériatrique. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2016, vol. 12, n° 521, p. 1101-1106. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:96961

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