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Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus

(Science: disease) relative or absolute lack of insulin leading to uncontrolled carbohydrate metabolism. In juvenile onset diabetes (that may be an autoimmune response to pancreatic _ cells) the insulin deficiency tends to be almost total, whereas in adult onset diabetes there seems to be no immunological component but an association with obesity.

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Blood Glucose Levels

The question depicts a classical case of the onset of type I diabetes mellitus. That means that due to the loss of insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells because of ...

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by biohazard
Thu Jun 07, 2012 7:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blood Glucose Levels
Replies: 4
Views: 5570

How can I find out what version of CYP1A2 I have?

... disease, improved cognitive performance, analgesic enhancement, risk of diabetes mellitus type 2 by up to half, liver protection, a reduced risk of oral, esophageal, and pharyngeal ...

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by gstevenz
Fri Feb 24, 2012 12:30 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How can I find out what version of CYP1A2 I have?
Replies: 1
Views: 3642

Pedigree chart question...

say i was to make a pedigree chart where diabetes is the recessive trait... Firstly diabetes stands for many disorders... Diabetes mellitus (type I, type II), diabetes insipidus (cranial, nephrogeneic), MODY...etc. And none of these ...

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by Revenged
Wed Oct 17, 2007 2:53 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Pedigree chart question...
Replies: 5
Views: 8637

Diabetes mellitus and Glycosuria???

Can anyone tell me what are the differences between both of them? Or are they just the same :roll:

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by biocupid
Wed Jun 20, 2007 9:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Diabetes mellitus and Glycosuria???
Replies: 6
Views: 6850


First of all, you should know that there are two kinds of diabetes, which is insulin-dependent and insulin-independent. We stopped splitting diabetes mellitus into insulin and non-inslin dependent about 30 years ago! We call things 'type 1' and ...

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by Revenged
Sun Mar 11, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: diabetes
Replies: 5
Views: 3826
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