autoimmune diabetes


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.autoimmune diabetes - severe diabetes mellitus with an early onsetautoimmune diabetes - severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset; characterized by polyuria and excessive thirst and increased appetite and weight loss and episodic ketoacidosis; diet and insulin injections are required to control the disease
diabetic acidosis, ketoacidosis - acidosis with an accumulation of ketone bodies; occurs primarily in diabetes mellitus
diabetes mellitus, DM - diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria; "when doctors say `diabetes' they usually mean `diabetes mellitus'"
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
References in periodicals archive ?
Signi1/4ucant reductions in mean A1C were achieved at both visits in all patient subsets: Patients with type 2 and type 1/latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA); patients using insulin at baseline and patients naE[macron]ve to insulin at baseline.
Fetal or neonatal low-glycotoxin environment prevents autoimmune diabetes in NOD mice.
Type 1 diabetes and the Late onset Autoimmune Diabetes of the Adult (LADA) are autoimmune diseases where a chronic inflammation of pancreatic islets causes [beta]-cell apoptosis leading to insulin deficiency.
type 2 diabetes), the overall frequency of autoimmune diabetes may be as high as 1% to 2% of the adult population.
The Company's development project consists of the protein GAD for the treatment and prevention of autoimmune diabetes.
In this type of mouse strain, more than 85 percent of females develop autoimmune diabetes due to strong genetic risk factors.
Autoantibodies to ZnT8 (ZnT8A) were also observed in the preclinical phase of type 1 diabetes and in patients with latent autoimmune diabetes in adults, suggesting their potential as predictive and diagnostic markers (6-11).
KARACHI, April 05, 2011 (Balochistan Times): No less than 10% of diabetics suffer from the subtype latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA), yet a majority of physicians are witnessed to confuse it with Diabetes Type Two.
This is sometimes referred to as latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) because of its slow onset and hidden presentation.
adults with type 1 diabetes of either the classic type or latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (LADA), a group whose absolute need for exogenous insulin is somewhere between that of classic childhood-onset type 1 diabetes and adult type 2 disease.
The purpose of the GAD65-based diabetes therapy Diamyd(R) is to prevent, delay, or stop the autoimmune attack on beta cells in type 1 diabetes and other forms of autoimmune diabetes, thereby preserving the body's capacity to regulate blood sugar.