mature-onset diabetes

Definitions

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    • n mature-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


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For example, people are often told they have Type 1 or Type 2, when they actually have MODY , also called maturity-onset diabetes of the young or monogenic diabetes.
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