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NIDDM: abbreviation of: Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

More information on medical condition: Type 2 diabetes:

Descriptions of NIDDM

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.
Source: Diseases Database

Related Terms for NIDDM

See also the following medical terms:

Disease: NIDDM (Type 2 diabetes)

NIDDM: Another name for Type 2 diabetes.

Symptom: NIDDM (NIDDM)

NIDDM (symptom): See NIDDM (symptom information).

More information on symptom: NIDDM:

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