diabetes


Definition: Meaning of, diabetes in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / dʌɪəˈbiːtiːz /

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  1. a serious disease in which there is too much sugar in your blood
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diabetes used in phrases

  • adult-onset diabetes (noun)
    1. 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 mellitus (noun)
    1. 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
  • autoimmune diabetes (noun)
    1. 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
  • bronzed diabetes (noun)
    1. 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
  • chemical diabetes (noun)
    1. a mild form of diabetes mellitus in which there are no overt symptoms but there are abnormal responses to some diagnostic procedures
  • diabetes insipidus (noun)
    1. the pituitary hormone that regulates the kidneys a rare form of diabetes resulting from a deficiency of vasopressin ; characterized by the chronic excretion of large amounts of pale dilute urine which results in dehydration and extreme thirst
  • diabetes mellitus (noun)
    1. diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria
  • growth-onset diabetes (noun)
    1. 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
  • insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (noun)
    1. 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
  • juvenile diabetes (noun)
    1. 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
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