adult-onset diabetes

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a·dult-on·set diabetes

(ə-dŭlt′ŏn′sĕt, -ôn′-)
n.
Type 2 diabetes.

diabe′tes mel′li•tus

(ˈmɛl ɪ təs)
n.
either of two chronic forms of diabetes in which insulin does not effectively transport glucose from the bloodstream: a rapidly developing form, affecting children and young adults, in which the body does not produce enough insulin and insulin must therefore be injected (juvenile-onset diabetes) or a slowly developing form in which the body's tissues become unable to use insulin effectively (adult-onset diabetes).
[< New Latin: literally, sweet diabetes]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adult-onset diabetes - mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adultsadult-onset 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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