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Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Definition: A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.

Synonym(s): Diabetes Mellitus, Adult-Onset / Diabetes Mellitus, Ketosis-Resistant / Diabetes Mellitus, Maturity-Onset / Diabetes Mellitus, Non-Insulin-Dependent / Diabetes Mellitus, Slow-Onset / Diabetes Mellitus, Stable / MODY / Maturity-Onset Diabetes Mellitus / NIDDM / Diabetes Mellitus, Non Insulin Dependent / Diabetes Mellitus, Noninsulin Dependent / Diabetes Mellitus, Type II / Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus / Adult-Onset Diabetes Mellitus / Diabetes Mellitus, Adult Onset / Diabetes Mellitus, Ketosis Resistant / Diabetes Mellitus, Maturity Onset / Diabetes Mellitus, Slow Onset / Ketosis-Resistant Diabetes Mellitus / Maturity Onset Diabetes Mellitus / Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus / Slow-Onset Diabetes Mellitus / Stable Diabetes Mellitus

Narrow term(s):
   Diabetes Mellitus, Lipoatrophic

See also:
Rats, Inbred OLETF  Metabolic Syndrome X   

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view the robot description of the site MODY diabetes Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments and Causes - RightDiagnosis.comwww.wrongdiagnosis.com  
view the robot description of the site IOH Symptoms, Information Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY)www.isletsofhope.com  
view the HON description of the site HONcode - DMICC Meeting on July 20 - 21, 1999 : NIDDK www2.niddk.nih.gov 3
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view the robot description of the site article - Australian Prescriberwww.australianprescriber.com  
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view the robot description of the site Oral Agents in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus - May 1, 2001 - American Family Physicianwww.aafp.org 4
view the HON description of the site HONcode - children with DIABETES - LADA and MODYwww.childrenwithdiabetes.com 8
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view the HON description of the site HONcode - Medifocus Guidebook on Type 2 Diabetes Mellituswww.medifocus.com  
view the HON description of the site HONcode - Insulin Action in Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes by Natural Fatty Acids or the Medication Pioglitazonewww.bioportfolio.com  
view the robot description of the site Other Types | Diabetes Counsellingwww.diabetescounselling.com.au  
view the robot description of the site Type 2 Diabetes Mellituswww.virtualbloodcentre.com  
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  Broader term(s):
      Diseases
          Endocrine System Diseases
              Diabetes Mellitus 
      Diseases
          Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
              Metabolic Diseases
                  Glucose Metabolism Disorders
                      Diabetes Mellitus 

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