diabetes

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

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

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

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

(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

(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

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

<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

(diabetes mellitus) A disease in which the body doesn’t produce or properly use insulin. Insulin is needed to convert sugar and starch into the energy used in daily life.
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Diabetes

[journal] Diabetes is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal published since 1952 by the American Diabetes Association. It covers research about the physiology and pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus including any aspect of laboratory, animal or human research. Emphasis is on investigative reports focusing on areas such as the pathogenesi...
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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

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

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

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

A disease causing an inability to regulate the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood
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DIABETES

a disease in which patients have high levels of sugar in their blood
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Diabetes

A disease in which the body is unable to utilize blood glucose because inadequate amounts of insulin are produced by the pancreas.
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diabetes

A disorder characterized by abnormally high levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood.
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Diabetes

A disorder in which the body does not produce enough insulin
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Diabetes

A disorder of carbohydrate metabolism caused by a deficiency of insulin.
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Diabetes

A group of metabolic diseases caused by a lack of insulin production or by the inability of the body to use insulin correctly.
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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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