non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus


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non-in·su·lin-de·pen·dent di·a·be·tes mel·li·tus (NIDDM),

former designation for Type 2 diabetes (q.v.).
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non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

Type 2 diabetes mellitus, see there.
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Type 2 di·a·be·tes

(tīp dī-ă-bē'tēz)
A condition characterized by high blood glucose levels caused by either a lack of insulin or the body's inability to use insulin efficiently. Type 2 diabetes develops most often in middle-aged and older adults but can appear in young people.
Synonym(s): maturity-onset diabetes, non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
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non-in·su·lin-de·pen·dent di·a·be·tes mel·li·tus

(non-insŭ-lin-dĕ-pendĕnt dīă-bētēz meli-tŭs)
Former designation for Type 2 diabetes (q.v.).
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* In patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, knowledge of diabetes mellitus and hypoglycaemic symptoms and adherence to medical advice declined with age and time since last diabetic education class.
Randomized placebo-controlled single-blind trial of holy basil leaves in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 1996; 34:406-409.
Arsenic has been suggested to increase the risk of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and its related micro- and macrovascular diseases.
Monogenic defects have been described in those individuals who previously had been identified by clinical features as having a form of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus that was characterized by mild to moderate insulin secretory deficiency, an autosomal dominant form of inheritance, and onset of diabetes at less than 25 years of age in some family members.
Patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) traditionally take dietary advice with a grain of salt.
Insulin secretion in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. In Diabetes Mellitus.
The Finland-United States investigation of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus genetics (FUSION) study.
Lipids and lipoproteins as coronary risk factors in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. Lancet.
The aim of this cohort study was to further evaluate the association between ingested inorganic arsenic and the incidence of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in these villages.
Fasting heparinized plasma samples were obtained from 40 apparently healthy volunteers [23 men, ages 20-55 years; mean (SD), 30.3 (11.9) years; and 17 age-matched women] and 64 subjects with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus [NIDDM; 27 men, ages 32-86 years, mean (SD), 63.4 (14.1) years; and 37 age-matched women].
The literature contains few data examining the results of therapy with second-generation sulfonylurea drugs in subjects with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) after the onset of secondary failure to first-generation agents.
Prospective study of small LDLs as a risk factor for non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in elderly men and women.

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