Prof. O. N. Beletskaya
Kharkiv medical academy of postgraduate education
The perspectives of treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in the paradigm of physical and rehabilitation medicine are considered. The concept of pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes is proposed, as a consequence of the age and constitutional predisposition to disadaptation of the organism in the climacteric period. The necessity of integration of fundamental and applied medicine for the creation of a new specialty – the physician of an internist rehabilitation specialist is substantiated.
Key Words: diabetes mellitus type 2, postmenopausal metabolic syndrome, functional hypercorticism, physical and rehabilitation medicine, physician rehabilitation physician-internist.