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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Obesity is frequently associated with and often precedes clinical evidence of the CVD risk factors of HTN, NIDDM, or dyslipidemia, even in children.
NIDDM, a chronic progressive disorder, may take years to develop, presumably starting with genetic susceptibility in most cases.
Insulin is pivotal to the management of 30%-40% of the almost 7.5 million Americans diagnosed with NIDDM.[18] Public confusion has also arisen when the Roman numeral "II" has been erroneously interpreted as "type eleven" diabetes, leading some readers to believe that ten other types of diabetes existed.
At that time, biguanides became unfavorable choices for treating NIDDM. However, metformin (Glucophage[R]), the only FDA-approved biguanide, has been reintroduced as a therapeutic choice because of its ability to increase insulin sensitivity in the peripheral tissues.
This rare, inherited form of NIDDM is known as maturity-onset diabetes of the young, or MODY.
They depend on insulin therapy to sustain life (b) Non-sulin dependent diabetes mellitus NIDDM (type II).
Reaven (1988) proposed that resistance to insulin-stimulated glucose uptake and the consequent hyperinsulinemia are involved in the etiology and course of three major related diseases: non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM), hypertension and CAD.
Type II diabetes, on the other hand, is the name for noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM).
They also have a prevalence of noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) that is 60 percent higher than in whites.
22 out of 28 were suffering from IDDM and 6 from NIDDM in Group-A, and in Group-B 23 were suffering from IDDM and 5 from NIDDM.
Higher serum sialic acid in women than in men with NIDDM: possible relevance to increased cardiovascular risk in NIDDM Women.