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Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2

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.

Year introduced: 2005 (1984)

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Tree Number(s): C18.452.394.750.149, C19.246.300

MeSH Unique ID: D003924

Entry Terms:

  • Diabetes Mellitus, Noninsulin-Dependent
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Ketosis-Resistant
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Ketosis Resistant
  • Ketosis-Resistant Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Non Insulin Dependent
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Non-Insulin-Dependent
  • Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Stable
  • Stable Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type II
  • NIDDM
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Noninsulin Dependent
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Maturity-Onset
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Maturity Onset
  • Maturity-Onset Diabetes Mellitus
  • Maturity Onset Diabetes Mellitus
  • MODY
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Slow-Onset
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Slow Onset
  • Slow-Onset Diabetes Mellitus
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Noninsulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
  • Noninsulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
  • Maturity-Onset Diabetes
  • Diabetes, Maturity-Onset
  • Maturity Onset Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Diabetes, Type 2
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Adult-Onset
  • Adult-Onset Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Adult Onset

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