Definition of Diabetes. Meaning of Diabetes. Synonyms of Diabetes

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Definition of Diabetes

Diabetes
Diabetes Di`a*be"tes, n. [NL., from Gr. ?, fr. ? to pass or cross over. See Diabase.] (Med.) A disease which is attended with a persistent, excessive discharge of urine. Most frequently the urine is not only increased in quantity, but contains saccharine matter, in which case the disease is generally fatal. Diabetes mellitus [NL., sweet diabetes], that form of diabetes in which the urine contains saccharine matter. Diabetes insipidus [NL., lit., diabetes], the form of diabetes in which the urine contains no abnormal constituent.

Meaning of Diabetes from wikipedia

- Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly known as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by a high blood sugar level over a prolonged period...
- Type 2 diabetes (T2D), formerly known as adult-onset diabetes, is a form of diabetes that is characterized by high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and...
- Type 1 diabetes (T1D), also known as juvenile diabetes, is a form of diabetes in which very little or no insulin is produced by the pancreas. Insulin is...
- Diabetes insipidus (DI) is a condition characterized by large amounts of dilute urine and increased thirst. The amount of urine produced can be nearly...
- Gestational diabetes is a condition in which a woman without diabetes develops high blood sugar levels during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes generally...
- Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a potentially life-threatening complication of diabetes mellitus. Signs and symptoms may include vomiting, abdominal pain, deep...
- The complications of diabetes mellitus are far less common and less severe in people who have well-controlled blood sugar levels. Acute complications include...
- Diabetes Canada (known from 1953 to 2017 as the Canadian Diabetes ****ociation or CDA) is a registered national charity whose mission includes serving...
- Central diabetes insipidus, also called neurogenic diabetes insipidus, is a type of diabetes insipidus due to a lack of vasopressin (ADH) production in...
- Diabetes usually refers to diabetes mellitus, a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood glucose levels over a prolonged period. Diabetes...
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