iatrogenic diabetes mellitus

iatrogenic diabetes mellitus

a form of diabetes that develops as an adverse effect of treatment for a different medical problem. Patients who are administered high doses of corticosteroids often develop iatrogenic diabetes mellitus. Also called secondary diabetes.

i·at·ro·gen·ic di·a·be·tes mel·li·tus

(ī-at'rō-jen'ik dī'ă-bē'tēs mel'i-tus)
The disease as found after surgical or hospital interventions.
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