Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics: Volume 9, 1989 by Connie W. Bales (auth.), M. Powell Lawton Ph.D. (eds.)

By Connie W. Bales (auth.), M. Powell Lawton Ph.D. (eds.)

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Tam, C. , & Fornasier, V. (1986). The relationship between fluoride effects on bone histology and on bone mass in patients with post-menopausal osteoporosis. Bone and Mineral, 1, 321-333. Harvey, J. , Zobitz, M. , & Pak, C. Y. C. (1988). Dose dependency of calcium absorption: A comparison of calcium carbonate and calcium citrate. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 3, 253-257. Heaney, R. P. (1986a). Calcium intake, bone health, and aging. In E. A. ), Nutrition, Aging, and Health (pp. 165-186).

Next, we examine acute and long-term complications of diabetes. Finally, issues regarding the diagnosis and treament of diabetes for older patients are described. The second major section focuses on the contributions of the social and behavioral sciences to the study of day-to-day management of diabetes. We review empirical research on patients' at-home management of their treatment regimen as well as psychosocial coping tasks related to diabetes. The third section focuses on major intervention strategies aimed at promoting effective diabetes management.

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 42, 877-888. Yuen, D. , Draper, H. , & Trilok, G. (1984). Effect of dietary protein on calcium metabolism in man. Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews, 54, 447-459. CHAPTER 2 Diabetes Care in Older Adults: Current Issues in Management and Research LYNDA A. ANDERSON and JEFFREY B. HALTER UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN Diabetes mellitus in older adults is a serious and complex health problem. The increased challenges of treating and managing diabetes in late life are heightened by the expanding numbers and proportion of older adults in the United States.

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