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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 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 ...

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 - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

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

Google previewChronic Diseases: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Effects, and Treatments [2 volumes] (2016)

by Jean Kaplan Teichroew

Once known as called adult-onset diabetes or noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes; about 27 million people in the United States have it. This type of diabetes is usually associated with ...

Google previewThe Complete Encyclopedia of Natural Healing (2005)

by Gary Null

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

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

by WebMD

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

Google previewFoods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition (1993)

by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger

D-15 shows curves for normal glucose tolerance, early adult-onset diabetes, and advanced diabetes. (Also see HYPOGLYCEMIA, section headed "Glucose Tolerance Test.") 2 И 5 TIME AFTER TEST DOSE OF GLUCOSE (HOURS) Fig. D -15.

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)

by Elsevier, Mosby

maturityonset diabetes, adult-onset diabetes, ketosis-resistant diabetes, and stable diabetes. diabetes, phlorizin (flor′əzin), n a condition of glycosuria caused by inhibition ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)

Volume One by Larry R. Squire

is even leading diabetologists to rethink the term 'adult-onset diabetes,' to differentiate adult-onset (type 2) from juvenile-onset (type 1) diabetes, as many juveniles are now being diagnosed with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.

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