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1. pertaining to or characterized by diabetes.
2. a person with diabetes.
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1. Relating to or suffering from diabetes.
2. One who suffers from diabetes.
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1. Of, relating to, having, or resulting from diabetes: diabetic patients; a diabetic coma.
2. Intended for use by a person with diabetes: diabetic candy.
A person who has diabetes.
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Relating to or having diabetes.
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Relating to or suffering from diabetes.
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Patient discussion about diabetic

Q. My 7yr has Diabetes. She been Diabetic for about 5 weeks and we can't get numbers at a good spot. she aether way to low (30- 60 scary when she gets like this) and to high (300 - 400) We been looking at what she eating calling the physician. he been play with here shots but nothing working. Its when she at school is were the nuber are mostly going up an down. we been trying to work with the school but she the only one in the hole school that has Diabetes. what to do ?

A. Try to reduce her stress.
Keep an eye on her, but don't make it sound like such a big deal.

Q. how diabetes is caused

A. Diabetes is the inability of the body to ‘produce insulin - type 1 diabetes’ or ‘proper use of insulin - type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes and pre-diabetes’. Diabetes is often goes undiagnosed because many of the symptoms of diabetes seems harmless. The causes of diabetes continues to be a mystery, pancreas it the organ whose defect causes diabetes.
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Q. my grandmother was diabetic ... and i learned that diabetic is genetic ... should i be concern for me or or for one of my family reletives ... she suffered a lot and she died of it .. if a blood tests shows high amount of sugar in my blood , does i mean i am diabetic ?

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Advance Market Analytics released a comprehensive study of 200+ pages on 'Diabetic Shoes' market with detailed insights on growth factors and strategies.
Non-probability convenient sampling was done and 100 patients diagnosed to have chronic renal disease (CKD) due to diabetic nephropathy at the department of nephrology with GFR <60 ml/min/1.73 m2 were included in the study after informed consent.
The disease generally starts as non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy (NPDR) and often has no warning signs or symptoms.
Research is ongoing for early detection of diabetic neuropathy, and finding pharmaceutical cure of this disabling condition.
He said that diabetic eye disease refers to a group of eye problems that people with diabetes may face as a complication of this disease.
We lack data regarding current knowledge, attitude and practices of diabetic retinopathy among diabetics in Goa.
At present there are about twenty-five lac diabetic foot patients and with the 10% amputation rate, we are having two and a half lac amputations every year.
Conclusion: Skin problems are quite common among diabetic population.
Diabetes mellitus is an unremitting endocrine disease that symbolize a disorder in the metabolism of glucose, carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids, and it is categorized by the incapability of the organ to resist or produce insulin.A1 Diabetic patient presents with typical symptoms: Polydipsia, polyuria, and polyphagia, which are frequently related with chronic fatigue and weight loss.2
Although diabetic patients have a 15-fold higher risk of amputations but still half of these amputations could be prevented with early treatment, awareness and education regarding foot care and emphasis to have good glycemic control7.
In a sample of 1319 T2DM patients from 4 centers across India, SWM insensitivity was found in 15%.22 Based on a VPT of >20V in a study from Northern India of 102 patients with T2DM, 60.7% were abnormal,23 whilst in a study from South India in a sample of 1291 with known diabetes and 338 patients with newly diagnosed diabetes the prevalence of neuropathy was 27.8% and 19.5%, respectively.24 In another study of 283 T2DM patients using NSS and NDS a prevalence of 33.33% was established25 and a study of 212 diabetic patients using the MNSI established a neuropathy prevalence of 47%.26