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DIABETES MELLITUS

Sunday, July 15th, 2012

List the three main categories of diabetes mellitus (DM). Type 1 (previously called insulin-dependent DM or juvenile-onset DM) Type 2 (previously called non-insulin-dependent DM or adult-onset DM) Gestational diabetes (diabetes diagnosed in pregnancy) Describe type 1 DM. Type 1 DM accounts for approximately 5-10% of patients and is generally due to autoimmune destruction of the […]

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