NIDDM


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NIDDM

 
non–insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, former name for type 2 diabetes mellitus.

NIDDM

Abbreviation for obsolete term non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

NIDDM

abbreviation for non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. See type 2 diabetes mellitus.

NIDDM

Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. See Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

NIDDM

Abbrev. for non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus; a form of diabetes in which insulin production is inadequate or the body has become resistant to insulin.

NIDDM

non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

Patient discussion about NIDDM

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.

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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. Is Diabetes type 2 a chronic disease? I have been diagnosed with Diabetes; does this mean I will always have it from now on?

A. I was a type 2 diabetic for 15 years. I had a gastric bypass, lost a ton of weight and no longer test as a diabetic. But, my doctors say "once a diabetic, always a diabetic." So the tendency is still there and must be addressed always. My problem is not evident but now I have kidney disease and it is attributed to diabetes with complications. Eat right, get exercise and lose weight. I hope you educe your numbers so you won't risk the complications. This is your best goal for now. Diabetes is being constantly researched, so the future looks bright and maybe a cure is on the horizon! Blessings!

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On comparing type 1 versus type 2 diabetes, 61% of the type 2 cases tested positive as against 43% of the type 1 for MAU, indicating higher prevalence in NIDDM cases.
The study was carried out in 50 newly diagnosed patients of borderline NIDDM who were not put on any hypoglycemic medications and who were advised diet therapy and exercise by their physicians.
However, blood glucose after a short-term supramaximal exercise increase in NIDDM patients (Kjaer et al.
A 2002 4-week trial of 13 NIDDM men resulted in increased glycemic control, lower plasma glucose and decreased leptin mRNA in high-fiber subjects (8).
Simonson DC, Kourides IA, Feinglos M, et al: Efficacy, safety, and dose-response characteristics of glipizide gastrointestinal therapeutic system on glycemic control and insulin secretion in NIDDM.
The pathophysiologic processes in NIDDM are the topic of debate and extensive research, but both increased insulin resistance and decreased insulin secretion are involved (2).
Obesity is frequently associated with and often precedes clinical evidence of the CVD risk factors of HTN, NIDDM, or dyslipidemia, even in children.
About 80 percent of those with NIDDM are overweight.
Researchers have recently reported a surge in NIDDM among children and adolescents and expect that the incidence of ESRD will increase correspondingly.
1] The prevalence of NIDDM is two to three times greater among Mexican Americans than in non-Hispanic Whites.
NIDDM diabetics usually produce insulin from the pancreas, but the secretion levels may be too low and/or there may be a lack of sensitivity in the insulin receptor cells.