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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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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 ...
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 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 ...
by Gary Null
Adult-onset diabetes is much more common than ...
adult-onset diabetes Non-insulin-dependent, or type 2, diabetes, ...
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.
Mosby'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 ...
Encyclopedia 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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