Let’s talk a bit about clinical manifestations of diabetes mellitus. As this has been observed that polyuria, polydipsia, and polyphagia are common symptoms of type 1 diabetes mellitus in acute phase of the disease. The acute phase in elderly people could be risky and up to some extent it could be dangerous when these symptoms occur in the elderly. Every step of the way, the risk of fall increases for elderly people if there is frequent urination, excessive thirst or excessive hunger. Increased or decreased sugar amounts can increase the risk of fall in elderly patients. The elderly are frail and weak and diabetes makes it worse. They will need assistance for washroom visits, visits to kitchen to overcome polydipsia and polyphagia. Home Care or caregivers for them become mandatory at every step of the way

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