ketosis-prone diabetes


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Noun1.ketosis-prone diabetes - severe diabetes mellitus with an early onsetketosis-prone diabetes - 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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(10) Upon review of the literature, we identified a lack of discussion of ketosis-prone diabetes in case reports reporting the triad of DKA, hypertriglyceridemia, and acute pancreatitis.
Evidence for a food additive as a cause of ketosis-prone diabetes. Lancet ii:716-720 (1981).