insulin-dependent diabetes

insulin-dependent diabetes
insulin-dependent diabetes (IDD) type I diabetes mellitus, chronic condition in which the beta cells of the pancreatic islets produce little or no insulin and those affected must regularly inject themselves with insulin to control blood sugar (Medicine)

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  • non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus — diabetes di a*be tes, n. [NL., from Gr. ?, fr. ? to pass or cross over. See {Diabase}.] (Med.) Any of several diseases which is attended with a persistent, excessive discharge of urine; when used without qualification, the term usually refers to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insulin-dependent diabetes — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : type 1 diabetes herein * * * /in seuh lin di pen deuhnt, in syeuh /, Pathol. See under diabetes …   Useful english dictionary

  • insulin-dependent diabetes — noun Date: 1977 type 1 diabetes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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