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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The patient remained mentally stable but was frustrated at his newly acquired diabetes mellitus type 1 five months after initial presentation to our institution.
The concordance of diabetes mellitus type 1 among monozygotic twins is [is less than] 50%, which indicates that the disease must be caused, in part, by nongenetic mechanisms, i.
17 (ANI): Diabetes mellitus Type 1 (also known as Type I diabetes, T1D, T1DM, IDDM, juvenile diabetes) is an auto-immune disease that results in the destruction of insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas.

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