Diabetes Mellitus

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Last Updated: 05 May 2022

Diabetes mellitus is a disease characterized by an inability to use the hormone or make insulin. Type I diabetes, called insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, is usually created by an autoimmune damage of insulin-producing cells. Type II diabetes, additionally called non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, happens when cells end up being immune to the effects of insulin. Diabetes mellitus in fact suggests "pleasant urine". It may surprise you that, as a matter of fact, in the old days the way this medical diagnosis was made was by a fast little example of the preference, and recognized diabetes mellitus from diabetes insipidus, which was unappetizing urine, which was a different issue in the pituitary.

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