Definitions for juvenile diabetes

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. type I diabetes, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, IDDM, juvenile-onset diabetes, juvenile diabetes, growth-onset diabetes, ketosis-prone diabetes, ketoacidosis-prone diabetes, autoimmune diabetes(noun)

    severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset; characterized by polyuria and excessive thirst and increased appetite and weight loss and episodic ketoacidosis; diet and insulin injections are required to control the disease


  1. juvenile diabetes(Noun)

    The disease whose main symptom is that the body does not produce insulin.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bob Melvin:

    He does a great job with it, too. He's been a great resource for any athlete who's dealing with juvenile diabetes, it's remarkable, really, for a professional athlete to be able to deal with it. I see what my daughter has to go through every day. ... It's a definite lifestyle. You have to be tough-minded because it's a difficult thing. It's pretty amazing to be able to do what Sam Fuld does.


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