Diabetes mellitus

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Diabetes mellitus
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  1. Metabolic syndrome
    Metabolic syndrome,which includes obesity, especially in the abdominal area; high bloodpressure; elevated triglyceride, low-density lipoprotein (LDL), andblood glucose levels; and a low high-density lipoprotein (HDL) level
  2. Type 1, formerly called insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus(IDDM)
    Type 1, formerly called insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus(IDDM), is characterized by no insulin production bythe beta cells in the islets of Langerhans of the pancreas
  3. Type 2, formerly known as non–insulin-dependent diabetesmellitus (NIDDM)
    Type 2, formerly known as non–insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM), is characterized by insulin resistance or insufficient insulin production. Type 2 diabetes ismore common in aging adults.
  4. Pre-diabetes
    Pre-diabetes, which can lead to type 2 diabetes,heart disease, and stroke.

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