adult-onset diabetes

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n adult-onset diabetes 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
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Usage


In news:

Chuck Lynch figured that after being diagnosed with type 2 (adult onset) diabetes, he was destined for a life of daily finger sticks and medication to keep the glucose level in his blood at a normal level.
New York Times reporter Gina Kolata does a great job sifting through the wreckage of a federally funded study that failed to show a benefit to dieting and sustained weight loss for people with adult-onset diabetes.
Adult onset diabetes, like the common ulcer of a few years ago, makes a lot of work and provides a lot of money for the medical system.
I have Type 2 Adult Onset Diabetes.
Diabetes - 90 percent to 95 percent - have type 2, once called adult-onset diabetes, according to the.
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