non-insulin-dependent diabetes
noun Date: 1978 type 2 diabetes

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • non-insulin-dependent diabetes — n TYPE 2 DIABETES …   Medical dictionary

  • non-insulin-dependent diabetes — noun 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 • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes —    see insulin resistant diabetes …   Herbal-medical glossary

  • non-insulin-dependent diabetes — /non in seuh lin di pen deuhnt, ins yeuh / diabetes (def. 4). * * * …   Universalium

  • non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus — diabetes di a*be tes, n. [NL., from Gr. ?, fr. ? to pass or cross over. See {Diabase}.] (Med.) Any of several diseases which is attended with a persistent, excessive discharge of urine; when used without qualification, the term usually refers to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus — n TYPE 2 DIABETES abbr. NIDDM …   Medical dictionary

  • non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus — noun 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 • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus — noun Date: 1979 type 2 diabetes abbreviation NIDDM …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus — diabetes di a*be tes, n. [NL., from Gr. ?, fr. ? to pass or cross over. See {Diabase}.] (Med.) Any of several diseases which is attended with a persistent, excessive discharge of urine; when used without qualification, the term usually refers to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insulin-dependent diabetes —    Also called Juvenile onset Diabetes, IDDM (Insulin Dependent Diabetes) and Type I, it is a deficiency condition wherein the pancreas does not manufacture enough insulin or what it makes is formed improperly. It is usually inherited, although… …   Herbal-medical glossary

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