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Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

Introduction: Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

Description of Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (medical condition): Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes, typically affecting over-40's adults, whereas Type 1 diabetes is the insulin ...more

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus: See also:

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

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus: 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

Non-Insulin 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

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus: 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

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus: Related Topics

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Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus as a Disease

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus: 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

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus: Related Diseases

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus: Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

Some of the causes of Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2 diabetes)

Some of the symptoms of Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus incude:

Treatments for Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2 diabetes)

Treatments for Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2 diabetes) include:

Treatment of Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus: For more treatment information about Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus, see treatment of Type 2 diabetes (Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus)

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus: 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 common form... (Source: excerpt from Am I at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes: NIDDK)

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus as a Symptom

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (symptom): Gradual onset of metabolic disturbance of the blood sugars that can...more »

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (symptom): See Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (symptom information).

More information on symptom: Noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus:

Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus: Related Disease Topics

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus can be used for:

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Other terms that may be related to Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus:

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The description of Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus may also be used for the following terms:

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Hierarchical classifications of Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus

The following list attempts to classify Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • diabetes mellitus,DM
  • diabetes
  • polygenic disease,polygenic disorder
  • congenital disease,genetic abnormality,genetic defect,genetic disease,genetic disorder,hereditary condition,hereditary disease,inherited disease,inherited disorder
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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