type II diabetes


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Related to type II diabetes: diabetes mellitus, hyperglycemia, type I diabetes
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Noun1.type II diabetes - mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adultstype II diabetes - mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin
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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The results of a systematic review and meta-analysis found an association between increasing magnesium intake levels and a lower risk of type II diabetes.
This discovery also provides for the use of this compound as a novel oral hypoglycemic drug in the treatment of type II diabetes being approximately 35 times potent compared with Acarbose, a standard drug widely prescribed to type II diabetes patients.
Objective: The objective of this study was to determine the frequency of Hypomagnesemia in patients with uncontrolled type II diabetes mellitus.
The proposal for this study came from the University of California, Berkeley, after I presented a paper on type II diabetes and its prevalence in the region," Dr Cheriyan told the GDN.
Objective: To investigate the prevalence of type II diabetes and pre-diabetes and its risk factors in the District Dir Lower Pakistan.
Type II diabetes, where the body cannot produce enough insulin, accounts for 80 per cent of patients and in most cases can be prevented by a healthy diet and lifestyle.
The patent covers AC-201 or its pharmaceutically acceptable salts, active metabolite for treatment of type II diabetes, the methods of treatment using AC-201 for type II diabetes, and provides a protection period up to year 2030.
London, September 28 ( ANI ): In experiments on mice and rats, scientists have managed to both prevent the development of type II diabetes and reverse the progression of established disease by using a new approach.
Type II diabetes is also to do with weight gain caused by overeating and not doing sufficient exercise.
The city has one of the highest proportions of undiagnosed cases of Type II diabetes in the region.
Researchers form the Harvard School of Public Health did a study to examine the relationship between various sedentary behaviours, especially prolonged television watching, and risk of obesity and type II diabetes in women, Health News reported.
Byline: Blood disease types Type I diabetes is non-preventable, unlike Type II diabetes.