Type 2 diabetes mellitus
(formerly called NIDDM, type II or adultonset) is characterised by variable insulin resistance in peripheral tissue and insulin deficiency due to an insulin secretory defect of the beta cell.
A prospective study of pregravid physical activity and sedentary behaviors in relation to the risk for gestational diabetes mellitus
Nie Wentao has long insisted on using food intervention technology to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus
Carotid artery intima-media complex thickening in patients with relatively long-surviving type 1 diabetes mellitus
J Diabetes Complications 2006; 20: 280-4.
At least 65 percent of people with diabetes mellitus
eventually will die of
In addition to general defects of immunity, decreased immune response to infections due to microvascular or macrovascular dysfunction, urinary colonization due to retention of urine in bladder secondary to autonomous neuropathy, better growth of bacteria in urine with high glucose and some other non-immunologic or anatomic factors can also be suggested as major factors that sensitize patients with diabetes mellitus
to infections (31-33).
in the Pima Indians: risk factors and pathogenesis.
was first described in the Egyptian papyrus of Ebers in 1552 BC by people who noted the attraction of insects to the "sweet urine" of those who produced abnormal amounts and later by tasters of urine who could fashion a diagnosis by recognizing the "sweet taste".
This article reviews the epidemiology of weight gain and diabetes mellitus
in general and in patients with severe mental illness in particular.
Individuals who develop type 2 diabetes mellitus
are thought to proceed through a phase of IGT that stems from defects in the action or secretion of insulin.
Assessment of the relationship between atypical antipsychotic use and glucose abnormalities is complicated by the possibility of an increased background risk of diabetes mellitus
in patients with schizophrenia and the increasing incidence of diabetes mellitus
in the general population.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has defined diabetes mellitus
as a metabolic disorder of multiple aetiology; characterised by chronic hyperglycaemia with disturbances of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism; and resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both.
Physiotherapy intervention in the rehabilitation of stroke patients who have diabetes mellitus
as a co-morbid factor is multipurpose and encompassing.
They suggested that a high level of soluble TNF-[alpha] receptor might be a marker for the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus
in chronic HCV patients (Am.
Type II diabetes mellitus
is also known as adult-onset diabetes or non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus