1. diabetes

noun. ['ˌdaɪəˈbiːtiːz'] a polygenic disease characterized by abnormally high glucose levels in the blood; any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst.


  • diabetes insipidus
  • polygenic disease
  • polygenic disorder
  • diabetes mellitus
  • polydipsia
  • DM

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Sentences with diabetes-insipidus

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It is important that children who have diabetes insipidus drink enough fluids to replace the amount lost during urination.

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Certain health conditions, such as diabetes insipidus, require a person to drink more water than an average, healthy person.

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The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases state that children who have diabetes insipidus are likely to be irritable and have symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea and fever.

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Another disease called diabetes insipidus -- which is not the same as the blood sugar disorder diabetes mellitus -- is a less common culprit.