obesity

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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
glandular disorder caused by excessive ACTH resulting in greater than normal functioning of the adrenal gland; characterized by obesity Cushing's disease , hyperadrenalism
obesity caused by overeating exogenous obesity
surgical operation that shortens the small intestine; used in treating obesity intestinal bypass
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