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Adult-Onset Diabetes

Definition of the noun adult-onset diabetes

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  1. 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

Specialised definition of the noun adult-onset diabetes

Glossary of healthcare

former term for Type 2 Diabetes

a condition that occurs when the body does not produce enough insulin, or when the cells are unable to use insulin properly, which is called insulin resistance

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Google previewMaximum Fat Loss (2001)

You Don't Have a Weight Problem! It's Much Simpler Than That. by Ted Broer

Type II diabetes is called adult-onset diabetes or non-insulin dependent diabetes . It is sometimes referred to as NIDDM: non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Type II is by far the most common form of diabetes—between 90 and 95 percent ...

Google previewPoverty Alleviation (2008)

21st Century Issues and Challenges by Louis B. Veritta

Type 2 diabetes is called adult-onset diabetes. It is a far more frequent type of the disease by which over 90% of all diabetic people are afflicted. The onset typically occurs in people over 40 years of age and the disease may go unnoticed for a ...

Google previewThe Diabetes Dictionary (2015)

What Every Person with Diabetes Needs to Know by American Diabetes Association ADA

adult-onset diabetes Adequate Intake (ad-eh-qwitin-tayke): one of the four reference values for the Dietary Reference Intake based on observed or experimentally determined estimates of nutrient intake by a group of healthy people.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

Previously called adult-onset diabetes, ketosis-resistant diabetes, maturity-onset diabetes, maturity onset-type diabetes (MOD), non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus,

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

adult-onset diabetes Non-insulin-dependent, or type 2, diabetes, ...

Google previewAustralian Nurses' Dictionary (2012)

by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley

maturity-onset diabetes, adult-onset diabetes, ketosis-resistant diabetes or stable diabetes. Gestational diabetes mellitus occurs in women who ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Elsevieron VitalSource (2016)

by Mosby

maturity-onset diabetes, adult-onset diabetes, ketosisresistant diabetes, or stable diabetes. The onset of type 1 DM is sudden in ...

Google previewThe Complete Encyclopedia of Natural Healing (2005)

by Gary Null

Adult-onset diabetes is much more common than ...

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