juvenile-onset diabetes


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juvenile-onset diabetes

[′jü·vən·əl ¦ȯn‚set ‚dī·ə′bēd·ēz]
(medicine)
A form of diabetes mellitus which develops early in life and presents much more severe symptoms than the more common maturity-onset diabetes.
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The other study included 628 patients with type 1 diabetes, formerly called juvenile-onset diabetes.
T1DM, formerly known as juvenile-onset diabetes, is a condition that can occur at any age but predominantly affects children and adolescents, requires lifelong insulin injections and regular glucose monitoring.
Besides prostate cancer, milk has been linked to asthma, anemia, allergies, juvenile-onset diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and ovarian and breast cancer," says PCRM nutrition director Amy Lanou, Ph.

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