Insulin dependent diabetes

Insulin dependent diabetes

a form of diabetes that requires the daily injection of the hormone insulin to maintain normal body chemistry. Avoidance of insulin in these patients will result in a severe metabolic derangement known as diabetic ketoacidosis.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Insulin_dependent_diabetes&oldid=31372"
First | Previous (Insulin coma treatment) | Next (Insulin hypoglycaemia test) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.