non-insulin-dependent diabetes


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Related to non-insulin-dependent diabetes: type 2 diabetes, Diabetes mellitus type 2

non-in·su·lin-de·pen·dent diabetes

or non-in·su·lin-de·pen·dent diabetes mellitus  (nŏn-ĭn′sə-lĭn-dĭ-pĕn′dənt)
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Noun1.non-insulin-dependent diabetes - mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adultsnon-insulin-dependent 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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Physical activity and incidence of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in women.
Oral vanadyl sulfate improves hepatic and peripheral insulin sensitivity in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
Effectiveness of medical nutrition therapy provided by dietitians in the management of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: a randomized, controlled clinical trial.
Influence of reduced glutathione infusion on glucose metabolism in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
Monogenic defects have been described in those individuals who previously had been identified by clinical features as having a form of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus that was characterized by mild to moderate insulin secretory deficiency, an autosomal dominant form of inheritance, and onset of diabetes at less than 25 years of age in some family members.
Also known as Type II or non-insulin-dependent diabetes, it affects about 15,000,000 Americans, half of whom do not know that they have the disease because the initial symptoms can be so mild.
In the present study, the relationships between age and knowledge of diabetes mellitus and hypoglycaemic symptoms and adherence to medical advice were determined in a cohort of patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes.
How often do physicians bother to distinguish that the non-insulin-dependent diabetes is out of control due to the pneumonia?
Type II or non-insulin-dependent diabetes in Native youth is a new childhood disease in Canada.
They will assist scientists to find a cure for non-insulin-dependent diabetes, which affects more than a million people in Britain.
About 12 million people in the United States suffer from non-insulin-dependent diabetes, which most often occurs after age 40 in overweight people.

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