Despite the frequency of the disorder and the difficulty in distinguishing it from type 2 diabetes, "there are no universal recommendations regarding testing for islet antibodies in adult-onset diabetes
Q I HAVE recently been diagnosed as having adult-onset diabetes
The so-called middle-age spread is a key culprit in the emergence of adult-onset diabetes
that exposure to Agent Orange is associated with adult-onset diabetes
The type of diabetes that was known as Type II, noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM), or adult-onset diabetes
is now type 2 diabetes.
As little as one hour of exercise a day dramatically reduces the risk of coronary heart disease, adult-onset diabetes
, colon cancer, osteoporosis, and depression.
Martha Belury, Purdue assistant professor of foods and nutrition, explains that, "If you inherit a genetic predisposition to adult-onset diabetes
and you're obese and inactive, then you may well develop this disease.
Type 1 diabetes replaces IDDM or juvenile-onset diabetes,-and type 2 diabetes replaces NIDDM or adult-onset diabetes
It's not just excess weight, but excess waist, that increases a woman's risk of adult-onset diabetes
, say researchers at Harvard Medical School.
About 12 million Americans have this disorder, previously known as adult-onset diabetes
because it occurs primarily in people over 40.
Scientists investigating the effects of this type of drug in trials of patients with adult-onset diabetes
believe it could give them "real benefits".
It was previously known as adult-onset diabetes
, although children as young as 10 in the UAE and elsewhere are now also being diagnosed with it.