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Definition of the noun adult-onset diabetes
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- 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
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of adult-onset diabetes: adult-onset diabetes mellitus / ketoacidosis-resistant diabetes / ketoacidosis-resistant diabetes mellitus / ketosis-resistant diabetes / ketosis-resistant diabetes mellitus / mature-onset diabetes / maturity-onset diabetes / maturity-onset diabetes mellitus / NIDDM / non-insulin-dependent diabetes / non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus / type II diabetes
- more generic terms: diabetes mellitus / DM = diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria
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
- synonym: type 2 diabetes
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Maximum 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 ...
Poverty 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 ...
The 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.
Mosby'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,
adult-onset diabetes Non-insulin-dependent, or type 2, diabetes, ...
by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley
maturity-onset diabetes, adult-onset diabetes, ketosis-resistant diabetes or stable diabetes. Gestational diabetes mellitus occurs in women who ...
maturity-onset diabetes, adult-onset diabetes, ketosisresistant diabetes, or stable diabetes. The onset of type 1 DM is sudden in ...
by Gary Null
Adult-onset diabetes is much more common than ...
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