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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According to Table 2, a statistically significant difference was found between the mean scores from the subsets of prior training on the disease, special training requirements, the severity of non-insulin-dependent diabetes and the impact of diabetes on the patients' life (p<0.05, p<0.001).
(10.) Franz MJ, Monk A, Barry B, McClain K, Weaver T, Cooper N, Upham P, Bergenstal R, Mazze RS: Effectiveness of medical nutrition therapy provided by dietitians in the management of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: a randomised, controlled clinical trial.
Moderately intense physical activities and high levels of cardiorespiratory fitness reduce the risk of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in middle-aged men.
Type 2 disease, in contrast, was previously referred to as adult-onset diabetes or non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM); however, the incidence of early onset type 2 diabetes is on the rise (Moore et al., 2003).
They suggest that patients and physicians should consider insulin as a front-line defence, as opposed to a treatment of last resort for non-insulin-dependent diabetes.
Assessment of the effects of therapy aimed at lowering PPG in the Study to Prevent Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (STOP-NIDDM) trial (19) indicated that treatment with acarbose (100 mg administered 3 times per day) was associated with decreased risk for silent MI vs placebo in patients with impaired glucose tolerance.
Docosahexanoic acid (DHA) improved glucose and lipid metabolism in KK-[A.sub.[gamma]] mice with genetic non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM).
Prevalence of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and related vascular diseases in southwestern arseniasis-endemic and nonendemic areas in Taiwan.
His cost-benefit analysis, based on data from the Study to Prevent Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (STOP-NIDDM), concluded that it cost 772 euros in medication costs and physician office visits under the German fee scale to prevent a single case of diabetes over a 3.3-year period.
"Long-term effects of guar gum in subjects with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus." Am J Clin Nutr, 1993; 58(4):513-8.
Non-insulin-dependent diabetes is epidemic in the United States.
Type II diabetes mellitus is also known as adult-onset diabetes or non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

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