diabetes

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unstable acid found in abnormal amounts in the blood and urine in some cases of impaired metabolism (as diabetes mellitus or starvation) acetoacetic acid
abnormal increase of ketone bodies in the blood as in diabetes mellitus acetonemia , ketonemia , ketosis
excessive amounts of ketone bodies in the urine as in diabetes mellitus or starvation acetonuria , ketoaciduria , ketonuria
mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin adult-onset diabetes , adult-onset diabetes mellitus , ketoacidosis-resistant diabetes , ketoacidosis-resistant diabetes mellitus , ketosis-resistant diabetes , ketosis-resistant diabetes mellitus , mature-onset diabetes , maturity-onset diabetes , maturity-onset
drug used to treat diabetes mellitus antidiabetic , antidiabetic drug
severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset; characterized by polyuria and excessive thirst and increased appetite and weight loss and episodic ketoacidosis; diet and insulin injections are required to control the disease autoimmune diabetes , growth-onset diabetes , IDDM , insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus , juvenile-onset diabetes , juvenile diabetes , ketoacidosis-prone diabetes , ketosis-prone diabetes , type I diabetes
Canadian physiologist who discovered insulin with C. H. Best and who used it to treat diabetes(1891-1941) Banting , F. G. Banting , Sir Frederick Grant Banting
pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints bronzed diabetes , hemochromatosis , iron-storage disease , iron overload
mild form of diabetes mellitus in which there are no overt symptoms but there are abnormal responses to some diagnostic procedures chemical diabetes , latent diabetes
rare form of diabetes resulting from a deficiency of vasopressin (the pituitary hormone that regulates the kidneys); characterized by the chronic excretion of large amounts of pale dilute urine which results in dehydration and extreme thirst diabetes insipidus
diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria diabetes mellitus , DM
someone who has diabetes diabetic
acidosis with an accumulation of ketone bodies; occurs primarily in diabetes mellitus diabetic acidosis , ketoacidosis
coma that can develop in inadequately treated cases of diabetes mellitus diabetic coma , Kussmaul's coma
diet designed to help control the symptoms of diabetes diabetic diet
increased secretion of urine; if not due to increased liquid intake or to the action of a diuretic drug it can be a symptom of diabetes mellitus diuresis
antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucophage) prescribed to treat type II diabetes Glucophage , metformin
test of the body's ability to metabolize carbohydrates; used in the diagnosis of hypoglycemia and diabetes mellitus glucose tolerance test
inflammatory histiocytosis associated with disturbance of cholesterol metabolism; occurs chiefly in young children and is characterized by cystic defects of the skull and diabetes insipidus Hand-Schuller-Christian disease , Schuller-Christian disease
abnormally high blood sugar usually associated with diabetes hyperglycaemia , hyperglycemia
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