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Malnutrition-related diabetes mellitus

Malnutrition-related diabetes mellitus: Introduction

A rare type of diabetes associated with long term malnutrition. This type of diabetes is characterized by insulinopenia, insulin resistance, hyperglycemia and failure of the beta-cells (insulin-producing cells in the pancreas). It is also known as tropical diabetes or tropical pancreatic diabetes mellitus. ...more »

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Types of Malnutrition-related diabetes mellitus

  • Protein Deficient Diabetes Mellitus (PDDM) - related to protein malnutrition.
  • Fibrocalculous Pancreatic Diabetes (FCPD) - also called "fibrocalculous pancreatopathy"; also related to malnutrition.
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