Diabetes

Although diabetes (sugar diabetes or diabetes mellitus) is common and was documented in the 17th century, I have not encountered any old terms for it

diabetes

(Learning Modules / Biology / DNA / Glossary) Hormonal disease in which blood sugar is abnormally high, caused by lack of the hormone insulin or apparent insensitivity to its effects (insulin normally lowers blood sugar).

diabetes

a chronic health condition where the body is unable to produce insulin and break down glucose in the blood

diabetes

(Humans as organisms) a serious disease in which the body is unable to regulate blood sugar

Diabetes

a metabolic disease in which the pancreas fails to produce insulin, a hormone that allows blood sugar to be absorbed by cells for proper function.
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Diabetes

A disease associated with the absence or reduced levels of insulin, a hormone essential for the transport of glucose to cells.
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diabetes

[n] - any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst
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diabetes

Diabetes is a disorder in which the body does not produce enough insulin (the hormone which converts sugars into energy), resulting in too much sugar in the bloodstream. It can usually be controlled with appropriate treatment, diet, and exercise.
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Diabetes

, in full Diabetes mellitus, is a common condition where the glucose in the blood is too high because the body cannot use it correctly. It is a disorder of the carbohydrate metabolism giving excessive thirst, and producing urine with an excess of sugar. Healthy people have no sugar in their urine.
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Diabetes

A condition in which there is too much sugar (glucose) in the blood. It occurs because of problems with the production or the effectiveness of the hormone, insulin. Type I diabetes involves the body not making enough insulin, while Type II diabetes involves the body not being able to respond to insulin.
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diabetes

see diabetes mellitus.
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Diabetes

A disease caused by the pancreas not producing enough insulin. Can be a feature of pancreatic cancer. Can also be caused by some types of surgery for cancer of the pancreas.
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Diabetes

Properly diabetes mellitus, it is a disease characterized by high blood sugar levels and sugar in the urine.
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Diabetes

A metabolic disorder characterised by hyperglycaemia (high glucose blood sugar), among other signs, or a variable disorder of carbohydrate metabolism usually characterised by inadequate secretion or utilisation of insulin.
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Diabetes

Any of a group of diseases in which there is polyuria and/or an error of metabolism.
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Diabetes

Our Diabetes Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Diabetes Diabetes: Refers to diabetes mellitus or, less often, to diabetes insipidus. Diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus share the name 'diabetes' because they are both conditions characterized by excessive urination (polyuria). The word 'diabetes' is bo...
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Diabetes

Close to 20 million Americans have diabetes, and nearly that many have a condition doctors have started to call prediabetes. Experts project that by the end of the decade, 10% of the U.S. will be diabetic. A big part of the problem is that cases of Type 2 diabetes, which used to be called adult-onset diabetes, are exploding among children and young...
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Diabetes

Di`a·be'tes noun [ New Latin , from Greek ..., from ... to pass or cross over. See Diabase .] (Medicine) A disease which is attended with a persistent, excessive discharge of urine. Most frequently the urine is not only increased in quantity, but contains saccharine matter, in which case th...
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diabetes

<disease> (Gr. Diabetes a syphon, from dia through + bainein to go) a general term referring to disorders characterised by excessive urine excretion (polyuria), as in diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus. When used alone, the term refers to diabetes mellitus. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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diabetes

noun any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst
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diabetes

(di″ә-be´tēz) a general term referring to any of various disorders characterized by excessive urination (polyuria). diabetes mellitus.
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Diabetes

• (n.) A disease which is attended with a persistent, excessive discharge of urine. Most frequently the urine is not only increased in quantity, but contains saccharine matter, in which case the disease is generally fatal.
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diabetes

(from the article `stem cell`) ...cell type with healthy cells. Large quantities of cells, such as dopamine-secreting neurons for the treatment of Parkinson disease and ...
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diabetes

(Gr. diabts a syphon, from dia through + bainein to go) a general term referring to disorders characterized by excessive urine excretion (polyuria), as in diabetes mellitus and diabetes insipidus. When used alone, the term refers to diabetes mellitus.
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Diabetes

[disambiguation] Diabetes usually refers to diabetes mellitus, a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar. Diabetes may also refer to a heterogeneous group of diseases that only have in common the presence of excessive urination, necessarily accompanied by the parallel symptom of excessive thirst. ==Diabetes mellit...
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