non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

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Related to non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: Type II diabetes mellitus

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 mellitus - mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adultsnon-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus - 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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(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.
Comparison of oxidative damage in Malaysian end-stage renal disease patients with or without non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Clinica Chimica Acta, 351(1): 197-201.
Moderately intense physical activities and high levels of cardiorespiratory fitness reduce the risk of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in middle-aged men.
Health care for persons with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: the German experience.
The most common is Type 2 (90% of diagnosed cases), (ADA, 2011) also known as non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, is characterized by insulin resistance.
The other type of DM is type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus [NIDDM]); it is a chronic disease that affects the lives of millions of Americans and is a heterogeneous disorder.
Relationship between muscle fibre composition, glucose transporter protein 4 and exercise training: possible consequences in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Acta Physiol Scand 2001; 171:267-276.
Dyslipidemia, morbidity, and mortality in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Lipoproteins and coronary heart disease in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
Carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: effects of a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet vs a diet high in monounsaturated fatty acids.
The book opens with an actual-case scenario of a pastor diagnosed with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus ("adult onset" diabetes) through a health ministry at his church.
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).
Increased incidence on non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus among adolescents.

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