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Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «D»:

  1. Diabetes skin condition Diabetes skin condition
    Diabetes skin condition: See: Diabetic skin disease....
  2. Diabetes, adult-onset Diabetes, adult-onset
    Diabetes, adult-onset: Type 2 diabetes. See also Diabetes, type 2....
  3. Diabetes, brittle Diabetes, brittle
    Diabetes, brittle: A type of diabetes when a person's blood glucose (sugar) level often swings quickly from high to low and from low to high. Also called "unstable diabetes" or "labile diabetes."...
  4. Diabetes, gestational Diabetes, gestational
    Diabetes, gestational: A form of diabetes mellitus that appears during pregnancy (gestation) in a woman who previously did not have diabetes and usually goes away after the baby is born. Factors that increase the chance of a woman's developing gestational diabetes include her age (if she's over 25),...
  5. Diabetes, insulin-dependent Diabetes, insulin-dependent
    Diabetes, insulin-dependent: Also called type 1 diabetes. See Diabetes, type 1....
  6. Diabetes, insulin-resistant Diabetes, insulin-resistant
    Diabetes, insulin-resistant: An autoimmune form of diabetes, in which the body develops an immune response to its own insulin hormone. This form of diabetes is probably the most difficult type to treat, but it can be done. Treatment includes very careful diet, medication, and in experimental ca...
  7. Diabetes, juvenile Diabetes, juvenile
    Diabetes, juvenile: See Diabetes, type 1....
  8. Diabetes, juvenile-onset Diabetes, juvenile-onset
    Diabetes, juvenile-onset: See Diabetes, type 1....
  9. Diabetes, ketosis-prone Diabetes, ketosis-prone
    Diabetes, ketosis-prone: See Diabetes, type 1....
  10. Diabetes, labile Diabetes, labile
    Diabetes, labile: A type of diabetes when a person's blood glucose (sugar) level often swings quickly from high to low and from low to high. Also called "unstable diabetes" or "brittle diabetes."...
  11. Diabetes, non-insulin-dependent Diabetes, non-insulin-dependent
    Diabetes, non-insulin-dependent: Type 2 diabetes. See also Diabetes, type 2....
  12. Diabetes, type 1 Diabetes, type 1
    Diabetes, type 1: An autoimmune disease that occurs when T cells attack and decimate the beta cells in the pancreas that are needed to produce insulin, so that the pancreas makes too little insulin (or no insulin). Without the capacity to make adequate amounts of insulin, the body is not able to me...
  13. Diabetes, type 2 Diabetes, type 2
    Diabetes, type 2: One of the two major types of diabetes, the type in which the beta cells of the pancreas produce insulin but the body is unable to use it effectively because the cells of the body are resistant to the action of insulin. Although this type of diabetes may not carry the same risk of ...
  14. Diabetes, unstable Diabetes, unstable
    Diabetes, unstable: A term used when a diabetic person's blood glucose (sugar) level often swings quickly and widely from high to low and from low to high. Also called brittle and labile diabetes....
  15. Diabetic air travel Diabetic air travel
    Diabetic air travel: A concern for patients with diabetes is flying with medications and supplies. Letters from doctors are not recommended since security has concerns that these may be easily forged. The currently recommended way to fly with medications and equipment, such as insulin, syringes, la...