Diabetapedia definition: A condition where your pancreas does not produce enough insulin, and/or when your body becomes less sensitive to the insulin your pancreas is producing.
Reference: American Diabetes Association
Definition from Merriam-Webster Online at www.Merriam-Webster.com: A common form of diabetes mellitus that develops especially in adults and most often in obese individuals and that is characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from impaired insulin utilization coupled with the body’s inability to compensate with increased insulin production – called also non-insulin-dependent diabetes, non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Alternate uses or abbreviations: Type 2, T2, Adult Onset, NIDDM
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