Definition of Type ii diabetes

1. Noun. 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.




Medical Definition of Type ii diabetes

1. An often mild form of diabetes mellitus of gradual onset, usually in obese individuals over age 35; absolute plasma insulin levels are normal to high, but relatively low in relation to plasma glucose levels; ketoacidosis is rare, but hyperosmolar coma can occur; responds well to dietary regulation and/or oral hypoglycaemic agents, but diabetic complications and degenerative changes can develop. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Type Ii Diabetes

type A
type AB
type A behaviour
type B
type B behaviour
type IH mucopolysaccharidosis
type III acrocephalosyndactyly
type III collagen
type III familial hyperlipoproteinaemia
type III hyperlipoproteinaemia
type III hypersensitivity reaction
type III mucopolysaccharidosis
type II acrocephalosyndactyly
type II cells
type II collagen
type II diabetes
type II dip
type II error
type II errors
type II familial hyperlipoproteinaemia
type II hyperlipoproteinaemia
type II interferon
type II mortality
type II mucopolysaccharidosis
type IS mucopolysaccharidosis
type IV allergic reaction
type IV familial hyperlipoproteinaemia
type IV prepilin peptidase

Literary usage of Type ii diabetes

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1. Rebuilding the Unity of Health And the Environment in Rural America by James A. Merchant, Christine Coussens, Dalia Gilbert (2006)
"Although the incidence of Type II diabetes among adults over the age of 40 years is increasing at an alarming rate, the gravest concern at the National ..."

2. Influence of Pregnancy Weight on Maternal and Child Health: Workshop Report by Food and Nutrition Board, National Research Council (U.S.), Institute of Medicine (U.S.), Youth Board on Children, and Families (2007)
"For women with gestational diabetes, there is some evidence that an additional pregnancy is associated with a threefold higher risk of type II diabetes, ..."

3. Diabetes in America by Ronald Aubert (1996)
"Stern MP, Gonzalez C, Mitchell BD, Villalpando E, Haffner SM, Hazuda HP: Genetic and environmental determinants of type II diabetes in Mexico City and San ..."

4. Designing Nanostructures at the Interface Between Biomedical and Physical by Nas, A01, National Academies (U.S.), Keck Futures Initiative (2005)
"... especially with type II diabetes," Garcia said. "The potential threats are enormous." Diabetes can be treated by exercise and diet control, ..."

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