prediabetic
adjective or noun see prediabetes

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • prediabetic — pre·di·a·bet·ic bet ik n a prediabetic individual prediabetic adj of, relating to, or affected with prediabetes <prediabetic patients> …   Medical dictionary

  • prediabetic — 1. adjective Preceding the onset of diabetes; thus, indicating the probable future onset of diabetes The patient showed classic prediabetic symptoms. 2. noun One who has prediabetes …   Wiktionary

  • prediabetic — See prediabetes. * * * …   Universalium

  • prediabetic — prɪːdaɪə betɪk adj. occurring before the onset of diabetes (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prediabetic — pre·diabetic …   English syllables

  • prediabetic — adjective or noun see prediabetes …   Useful english dictionary

  • prediabetes — prediabetic /pree duy euh bet ik, pree duy /, adj., n. /pree duy euh bee tis, teez, pree duy /, n. Pathol. 1. a condition in which carbohydrate metabolism is mildly abnormal but other criteria indicating diabetes mellitus are absent. 2. a… …   Universalium

  • pre|di|a|bet|ic — «pree DY uh BEHT ihk, BEE tihk», adjective, noun. –adj. exhibiting metabolic changes that indicate a predisposition to diabetes: »In addition, a blood sugar test showed that the twins were “prediabetic” (Science News Letter). –n. a prediabetic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • prediabetes — noun Date: 1935 an asymptomatic abnormal state that precedes the development of clinically evident diabetes • prediabetic adjective or noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Glucose — This article is about the naturally occurring D form of glucose. For the L form, see L Glucose. D glucose …   Wikipedia

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