type 1 diabetes mellitus(redirected from insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus IDDM)
Type 1 di·a·be·tes
type 1 diabetes mellitus
type 1 diabetes mellitusBrittle DM, insulin-dependent DM, juvenile-onset DM Endocrinology A severe form of DM caused by ↓ endogenous insulin production by the pancreas, which comprises +– 10% of DM Clinical Extreme hyperglycemia, lability of glucose control and ketosis; type 1 DM of recent onset may have IgG autoantibodies against glucose transport proteins. See Honeymoon period. See Diabetes mellitus. Cf type 2 DM.
type 1 diabetes mellitus (formerly known as insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus [IDDM] or juvenile-onset diabetes)acute-onset disease often affecting younger people (peak age of onset = 12 years); caused by autoimmune destruction of insulin-secreting β cells of pancreas islets of Langerhans and insufficient insulin production; undiagnosed patients show polyuria, polydypsia and glycosuria, leading to severe dehydration, marked weight loss and undue fatigability, history of recurrent infections, ketosis and abnormal respiration (hyperventilation, with smell of acetone on the breath) and tendency to ketoacidotic coma; blood tests show uncontrolled hyperglycaemia, dyslipidaemia (high levels of plasma free fatty acids, cholesterol and triglycerides) and ketoacidosis; patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus require lifelong supplementary insulin
Patient discussion about type 1 diabetes mellitus
Q. Women with diabetes are in general found with type 1 or with type 2 diabetes during pregnancy and why?
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?
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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?