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Diabetes mellitus type 2

Introduction: Diabetes mellitus type 2

Description of Diabetes mellitus type 2

Diabetes mellitus type 2: A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.
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Diabetes mellitus type 2: A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.
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Diabetes mellitus type 2: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Diabetes mellitus type 2:

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  • Diabetes Mellitus, Adult-Onset
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Ketosis-Resistant
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Maturity-Onset
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Non-Insulin-Dependent
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Slow-Onset
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Stable
  • MODY
  • Maturity-Onset Diabetes Mellitus
  • NIDDM

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Hierarchical classifications of Diabetes mellitus type 2

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