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NIDDM: Introduction

NIDDM: Non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. See detailed information below for a list of 14 causes of NIDDM, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of NIDDM:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of NIDDM. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and NIDDM

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NIDDM: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with NIDDM, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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NIDDM Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of NIDDM may include:

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NIDDM: Animations

NIDDM: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for NIDDM may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to NIDDM

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NIDDM: Deaths

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In-Depth Reports: Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis

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Misdiagnosis and NIDDM

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NIDDM: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: NIDDM

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NIDDM: Related Rare Diseases

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NIDDM: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of NIDDM listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of NIDDM as a symptom include:

Article Excerpts about NIDDM

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

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

Definitions of 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)

Detailed list of causes of NIDDM

The list below shows some of the causes of NIDDM mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of NIDDM?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of NIDDM. Of the 14 causes of NIDDM that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 11 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: NIDDM:

The following list of conditions have 'NIDDM' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of NIDDM Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of NIDDM based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for NIDDM:

    Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, Diabetes mellitus type 2
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of NIDDM:

    Medical Conditions associated with NIDDM:

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

    Symptoms related to NIDDM:

    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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