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Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: Introduction

Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: Gradual onset of metabolic disturbance of the blood sugars that can be controlled without insulin. See detailed information below for a list of 8 causes of Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: Symptom Checker

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Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

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Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: Deaths

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In-Depth Reports: Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis

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Misdiagnosis and Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

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Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: Related Rare Diseases

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Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Article Excerpts about Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

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

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)

Definitions of Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus:

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.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Subclass of diabetes mellitus that is not insulin responsive or dependent; 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.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

The list below shows some of the causes of Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Of the 8 causes of Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus:

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What are the alternative names for Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus:

Diabetes mellitus type 2, NIDDM
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus:

Medical Conditions associated with Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus:

Diabetes-like symptoms (212 causes), Pancreas symptoms (271 causes), Metabolic symptoms (391 causes), Diabetes-related symptoms (327 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes)

Symptoms related to Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus:

Diabetes (212 causes), Pre-diabetes, Hyperglycemia (94 causes), Cystic fibrosis, Hemochromatosis, Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), Chronic pancreatitis, Metabolic syndrome (50 causes)

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