non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus 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:

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most common complication of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) in Europeans.
A 37-year-old woman with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) presented to the hospital with severe abdominal pain and vomiting.
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