What does diabetes mellitus, type 2 mean?

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  1. 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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diabetes mellitus, type 2 in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diabetes mellitus, type 2 in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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