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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
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
Canadian physiologist (born in the United States) who assisted F. G. Banting in research leading to the discovery of insulin (1899-1978) Best , C. H. Best , Charles Herbert Best
cell that produces insulin in the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas beta cell
oral antidiabetic drug (trade names DiaBeta and Micronase) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas DiaBeta , glyburide , Micronase
diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria diabetes mellitus , DM
English biochemist who determined the sequence of amino acids in insulin and who invented a technique to determine the genetic sequence of an organism (born in 1918) Frederick Sanger , Fred Sanger , Sanger
oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucotrol) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas glipzide , Glucotrol
hormone secreted by the pancreas; stimulates increases in blood sugar levels in the blood (thus opposing the action of insulin) glucagon
form of insulin (trade name Humulin) made from recombinant DNA that is identical to human insulin; used to treat diabetics who are allergic to preparations made from beef or pork insulin Humulin , recombinant human insulin
abnormally low blood sugar usually resulting from excessive insulin or a poor diet hypoglycaemia , hypoglycemia
hypoglycemia produced by excessive insulin in the system causing coma insulin reaction , insulin shock
administration of sufficient insulin to induce convulsions and coma insulin shock , insulin shock therapy , insulin shock treatment
cell clusters in the pancreas that form the endocrine part of that organ; secrete insulin and other hormones islands of Langerhans , isles of Langerhans , islets of Langerhans
Scottish physiologist who directed the research by F. G. Banting and C. H. Best that led to the discovery of insulin (1876-1935) John James Rickard Macleod , John Macleod , Macleod
trade names for forms of insulin that are used to treat diabetes mellitus Lente Iletin , Lente Insulin
large elongated exocrine gland located behind the stomach; secretes pancreatic juice and insulin pancreas
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