maturity-onset diabetes

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Noun1.maturity-onset diabetes - mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adultsmaturity-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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The metaphors revealed by participants on what type 2 diabetes mellitus meant to them, according to their professional culture, included flower, grass, diet, cancer, virus, horse race, cat, friend or sibling, secret agent, broken machine, dishwasher calcined, watch, cigarette, burnt house, accident, and dangerous path.
Correlation between severity of Type 2 diabetes mellitus and corneal morphology using specular microscopy in Indian population: A case-control study.
Diagnostic criteria for Type 2 diabetes mellitus were based on fasting blood sugar (FBS) [greater than or equal to]126 mg/dl, 2-h blood glucose levels [greater than or equal to]200 mg/dl.
New non-insulin treatments for type 2 diabetes mellitus include the use of incretin modulators.
Examples of PRVEP recordings in the normal controls, patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus, and patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus are shown in Figure 4.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is characterized by resistance to the action of insulin, impaired insulin secretion, or both (Diabetes Canada, 2017b).
Objectives: To determine the association between depression and glycemic control in patients suffering from type 2 diabetes mellitus.
A sample of 120 diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients between aged 20 to 50 years, mean age 34.
Material and Methods: A total number of 69 diagnosed patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus of either sex between age group of 30-60 years along with equal number of age and sex matched non-diabetic controls were included in the study.
A total of 100 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus were screened, of which 60 were males and 40 were females.
Miller offers physician-patient communication dialogues that can be incorporated into strategies to identify and then overcome some of the most common barriers in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, including treatment complexity and intrusiveness, hypoglycemia, and weight gain.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a progressive metabolic disease characterized by insulin resistance.