Definition of Juvenile diabetes

1. Noun. 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.

Definition of Juvenile diabetes

1. Noun. The disease whose main symptom is that the body does not produce insulin. ¹

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Medical Definition of Juvenile diabetes

1. A severe metabolic disorder which has an abrupt onset before the age of twenty. In it, an insulin deficiency prevents the body from using carbohydrates properly and forces it to rely mainly on protein metabolism. Treatment of the disease includes strict dietary regulation and mandatory insulin injections. (09 Oct 1997)

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Literary usage of Juvenile diabetes

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1. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1918)
"juvenile diabetes IN TWINS THROUGH the courtesy of Dr. Julius Hess I have the privilege of showing you today a rather remarkable instance of diabetes ..."

2. Diabetes, a Handbook for Physicians and Their Patients by Philip Horowitz (1920)
"CHAPTER V juvenile diabetes The existence of a diabetic condition in children is more common than was formerly believed. With the present methods of ..."

3. Diabetes in America by Ronald Aubert (1996)
"Chute AL: Survey of patients with juvenile diabetes mellitus. ... Knowles HC: Long-term juvenile diabetes treated with unmeasured diet. ..."

4. Directory Of International Grants And Fellowships In The Health Sciences (1994)
"juvenile diabetes FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL Gnat Administrator juvenile diabetes Foundation International 432 Park Avenue South New York, NY 10016 Phone: ..."

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