Diabetes Care - Volume 34, issue 5

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Electronic ISSN
1935-5548
Print ISSN
0149-5992

Abstract

OBJECTIVE

Functional cobalamin (Cbl) deficiency (i.e., high methylmalonic acid [MMA] values despite normal serum Cbl levels) is common in the elderly and associated with neuropathy and anemia. Because diabetes is also common in the elderly and diabetic neuropathy resembles that of Cbl deficiency,

Journal: Diabetes Care, vol. 34, no. 5, 2011