mature-onset diabetes definition

  • noun:
    • Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
    • moderate type of diabetes mellitus that develops slowly in grownups; is precipitated by obesity or serious anxiety or menopause or any other elements; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without shots of insulin

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    • Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
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