juvenile diabetes

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juvenile diabetes

n.
Type 1 diabetes.
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Noun1.juvenile diabetes - severe diabetes mellitus with an early onsetjuvenile 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
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Research has been conducted with children diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type 1 and living in two-parent families, but few diabetes mellitus type 1 studies have explored the responses of divorced mothers of children (Main et al.
2] There are two types of diabetes mellitus type 1 and type 2 in which type 1 diabetes accounts for only 5-10%.
Thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy and in the first postpartum year in women with diabetes mellitus type 1.

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