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Related to IDDM: type 1 diabetes


insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, former name for type 1 diabetes mellitus.


Abbreviation for insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, term declared obsolete by the American Diabetes Association for Type 1 diabetes.


Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; now known as type 1 diabetes mellitus


Abbrev. for insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (Type I DIABETES).


Abbreviation for insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
See: Type 1 diabetes.

Patient discussion about IDDM

Q. Women with diabetes are in general found with type 1 or with type 2 diabetes during pregnancy and why?

A. Women develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy and after pregnancy the gestational diabetes goes, if not this gestational diabetes has chances to develop into type 2 diabetes. A pregnant woman can also have type 1 and 2 diabetes equally and during pregnancy she may get gestational diabetes.

Q. Type 2 Diabetics solution My uncle is suffering from type 2 diabetics and i want to know that is there any permanent solution for type 2 diabities. Very worried about weight loss too. Any one there to give us a permanent solution?

A. Type 2 diabetes is due to improper use of insulin or insulin resistance.

There is a web site given below which provides information on alternative medicines for diabetes. Alternative medicines - ayurveda herbs, homeopathy, yoga and acupressure treatments.

Q. I’m having diabetics for nearly 12 years. Can I eat all types of fruits? I’m 60 years old male and I’m having diabetics for nearly 12 years. I’m taking meds and my sugar is under control. Everyday I have some fruits without fail. Can I eat all types of fruits?

A. Hello sir, surely you can eat any kind of fruit, regardless of the sugar content. The point is you need to spread across the amount of fruits you eat, including a wide variety of different fruits. In general everyone has to eat at least five portions of fruits and vegetables every day. Spreading the fruit you eat through the day will avoid a sudden rise in blood glucose levels.

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A pilot study (n = 68) among Malaysian IDDM s was conducted to validate subscales as health perception (5 items, Cronbach's [alpha] coefficient = 0.89), physical functioning (6 items, [alpha] = 0.85), role functioning (2 items, [alpha] = 0.94), mental health (5 items, [alpha] = 0.91), social functioning (1 item), and pain (1 item).
Frier, "Symptoms of hypoglycemia in children with IDDM," Diabetes Care, vol.
Family therapy in poorly controlled juvenile IDDM: effects on diabetic control, self-evaluation and behavioural symptoms.
T-cell responses to autoantigens in IDDM. The search for the Holy Grail.
With this in mind, we have developed a new numerical analysis system, termed IDDM (15).
Previously, diabetes mellitus was referred to as insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) or non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM).
Research on social support in adolescents with IDDM: A critical review.
(Salt Lake City, UT) has patented methods and materials used to isolate and detect human diabetes mellitus predisposing gene, specifically the angiotensinogen (AGT) gene, some mutant alleles of which cause susceptibility to insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM).
Mr A, a 43 year old male with a history of IDDM and hypertension is admitted to your unit.
Prevalence and management of hypertension in type 1 diabetes mellitus in Europe: The EURODIAB IDDM Complications Study.
Type 1 diabetes, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM), develops secondary to the degeneration of the pancreatic B-cells that produce insulin and is considered to result from a genetic predisposition that is triggered by various environmental factors.