Type II diabetes


Type II diabetes
diabetes (def. 4)

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  • type I diabetes — diabetes di a*be tes, n. [NL., from Gr. ?, fr. ? to pass or cross over. See {Diabase}.] (Med.) Any of several diseases which is attended with a persistent, excessive discharge of urine; when used without qualification, the term usually refers to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • type 2 diabetes — tü n diabetes mellitus of a common form that develops esp. in adults and most often in obese individuals and that is characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from impaired insulin utilization coupled with the body s inability to compensate with… …   Medical dictionary

  • type 1 diabetes — tīp wən n diabetes of a form that usu. develops during childhood or adolescence and is characterized by a severe deficiency of insulin secretion resulting from atrophy of the islets of Langerhans and causing hyperglycemia and a marked tendency to …   Medical dictionary

  • Type 2 diabetes — n. a type of diabetes mellitus, typically appearing after the age of 30, in which increased levels of glucose in the body are not matched by sufficiently increased levels of insulin: also written Type II diabetes * * * …   Universalium

  • Type 2 diabetes — n. a type of diabetes mellitus, typically appearing after the age of 30, in which increased levels of glucose in the body are not matched by sufficiently increased levels of insulin: also written Type II diabetes …   English World dictionary

  • type 1 diabetes — noun Date: 1982 a form of diabetes mellitus that usually develops during childhood or adolescence and is characterized by a severe deficiency in insulin secretion resulting from atrophy of the islets of Langerhans and causing hyperglycemia and a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • type 2 diabetes — noun Date: 1982 a common form of diabetes mellitus that develops especially in adults and most often in obese individuals and that is characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from impaired insulin utilization coupled with the body s inability to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • type 1 diabetes — noun also type I diabetes mellitus : a form of diabetes mellitus that usually develops during childhood or adolescence and is characterized by a severe deficiency in insulin secretion resulting from atrophy of the islets of Langerhans and causing …   Useful english dictionary

  • type 2 diabetes — noun also type II diabetes mellitus : a common form of diabetes mellitus that develops especially in adults and most often in obese individuals and that is characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from impaired insulin utilization coupled with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Type I diabetes — diabetes (def. 3) * * * …   Universalium


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