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.).

non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

Type 2 diabetes mellitus, see there.

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.

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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