NIDDM


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NIDDM

abbreviation for
(Pathology) noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; a form of diabetes in which insulin production is inadequate or the body becomes resistant to insulin
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Noun1.NIDDM - mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adultsNIDDM - 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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However, as insight into pathogenesis and treatment strategies evolved, it became difficult to correctly classify diabetes, for example in the case of a patient with NIDDM who was being treated with insulin.
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