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
Example sentences of the word diabetes-mellitus
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As luck would have it, however, platypus poison can actually be of beneficial use to humans as it may prove useful in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.
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The exact cause of outbreaks is unknown, but many patients with this condition also have diabetes mellitus.
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Treatment for diabetes mellitus is ongoing and once at home, you need to administer insulin through an injection and test the dog's blood glucose levels as directed by your veterinarian.
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Low blood sugar can be cased by a medical condition such as kidney failure or diabetes mellitus, but it can also be due to crash dieting or simply skipping meals.