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New guideline on management of diabetes in older adults

KEY POINT

The Endocrine Society released a clinical practice guideline on management of diabetes in older adults (≥65 y) that considers overall health and quality of life. The guideline, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, includes information on appropriate screening, lifestyle interventions, drug therapy, and management of comorbid conditions such as hypertension and dyslipidemia.

SOURCES

LeRoith D, et al. Treatment of diabetes in older adults: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019;104:1520–74.