chemical diabetes


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Noun1.chemical diabetes - a mild form of diabetes mellitus in which there are no overt symptoms but there are abnormal responses to some diagnostic procedures
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'"
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When glucose tolerance tests are performed as many as 50% of Thalassemic patients have chemical diabetes defined by glucose tolerance.
Further evidence that insulin resistance exists in patients with chemical diabetes.

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