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Introduction: NIDDM

Description of NIDDM

NIDDM (medical condition): Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes, typically affecting over-40's adults, whereas Type 1 diabetes is the ...more

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Type 2 diabetes:
  »Introduction: Type 2 diabetes
  »Symptoms of Type 2 diabetes
  »Causes of Type 2 diabetes
  »Treatments for Type 2 diabetes

NIDDM: 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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NIDDM as a Disease

NIDDM: Another name for Type 2 diabetes (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Type 2 diabetes
  »Symptoms of Type 2 diabetes
  »Causes of Type 2 diabetes
  »Treatments for Type 2 diabetes

NIDDM: Related Diseases

NIDDM: NIDDM is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of NIDDM

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Symptoms of NIDDM (Type 2 diabetes)

Some of the symptoms of NIDDM incude:

Treatments for NIDDM (Type 2 diabetes)

Treatments for NIDDM (Type 2 diabetes) include:

Treatment of NIDDM: For more treatment information about NIDDM, see treatment of Type 2 diabetes (NIDDM)

NIDDM: Article Excerpts about Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes Overview: NIDDK (Excerpt)

The most common form of diabetes is type 2 diabetes. About 90 to 95 percent of people with... (Source: excerpt from Diabetes Overview: NIDDK)

Am I at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Type 2 diabetes, formerly called adult-onset diabetes or noninsulin-dependent diabetes, is the most... (Source: excerpt from Am I at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: NIDDK)

NIDDM as a Symptom

NIDDM (symptom): Non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus...more »

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NIDDM: Related Disease Topics

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