insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus


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Related to insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: Type I diabetes mellitus

in·su·lin-de·pen·dent diabetes

or in·su·lin-de·pen·dent diabetes mellitus (ĭn′sə-lĭn-dĭ-pĕn′dənt)
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Noun1.insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus - severe diabetes mellitus with an early onsetinsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus - 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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Physical examination revealed cutaneous hyperpigmentation on the body/on lower and upper extremity skin except knees and elbows, bilateral hypertrichosis on lower extremity (proximal), hepatosplenomegaly (splenomegaly), bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, heart anomalies, hyperglycemia (insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus), hallux valgus/flexion contractures (flexion contractures on bilateral hands/feet).
Effect of intensive diabetes treatment on the development and progression of long-term complications in adolescents with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: Diabetes Control and Complications Trial.
Akler, "Psychoeducational characteristics of children and adolescents with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus," Journal of Learning Disabilities, vol.
Hinds et al., "A second-generation screen of the human genome for susceptibility to insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus," Nature Genetics, vol.
Periodontal and caries experience in children with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. J Am Dent Assoc 1986;113:277-9.
Mutans streptococci and lactobacilli in saliva from children with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Oral Microbiol Immunol 1989; 4:165-68.
When you think about diabetes, type 1 (formerly known as juvenile, or insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus) may be the first problem you think of.
Self-efficacy in adolescent girls and boys with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Care, 10(3), 324-329.
Characteristics of youth-onset noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus at diagnosis.
Type 1 diabetes was previously known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM; Dahan et al., 2009).
Adolescents with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) have a rate of noncompliance in our clinic of approximately 20% despite all of the usual measures aimed at securing compliance.
Previously, diabetes mellitus was referred to as insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) or non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM).

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