IDDM


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IDDM

abbreviation for
1. (Medicine) insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; a form of diabetes in which patients have little or no ability to produce insulin and are therefore entirely dependent on insulin injections
2. (Pathology) insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; a form of diabetes in which patients have little or no ability to produce insulin and are therefore entirely dependent on insulin injections
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Noun1.IDDM - severe diabetes mellitus with an early onsetIDDM - 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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Electrophysiological assessment of visual function in newly-diagnosed IDDM patients.
IDDM is an autoimmune disease caused by a mistaken response of the immune system to the pancreatic cells: they are considered harmful by the immune system which will attack them [37].
Comparing social learning and family systems correlates of adaptation in youths with IDDM, Special issue: Theory-driven research in pediatric psychology: I.
11,12) Another study supported the effectiveness of family therapy and added that it is a treatment option which can mediate improved diabetic control by changing family relationships to allow for a better balance between parental and self-care of the child with poorly controlled IDDM.
Effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) gene polymorphism on progression of renal disease and the influence of ACE inhibition in IDDM patients: Findings from the EUCLID Randomized Controlled Trial of Lisinopril in IDDM," Diabetes, Vol.
Serum sialic acid concentration is elevated in IDDM especially in early diabetic nephropathy.
We excluded patients under 8 years of age, long standing diabetics with proteinuria ( greater than 7 years of IDDM and greater than 5 years for NIDDM), bilateral small echogenic or scarred kidneys (Kidney size less than 8 cm), adult polycystic kidney disease diagnosed on ultrasound and coagulation abnormality (Patient prothrombin time greater than 3sec than that of control).
Erythrocyte Na-K-ATPase activity, metabolic control and neuropathy in IDDM patients.
It is commonly acceptable that the ideal therapy for an IDDM patient is beta cell replacement," Ferber said.
These include IDDM, hypophosphatasia, neutropenia, Chediack-Higashi syndrome, leukaemia's and histiocytosis.