HyperDic: iddm

English > 1 sense of the word IDDM:
NOUNstateIDDM, type I diabetes, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, juvenile-onset diabetes, juvenile diabetes, growth-onset diabetes, ketosis-prone diabetes, ketoacidosis-prone diabetes, autoimmune diabetessevere diabetes mellitus with an early onset
English > IDDM: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningsevere diabetes mellitus with an early onset; characterized by polyuria and excessive thirst and increased appetite and weight loss and episodic ketoacidosis; diet and insulin injections are required to control the disease.
Synonymstype I diabetes, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, juvenile-onset diabetes, juvenile diabetes, growth-onset diabetes, ketosis-prone diabetes, ketoacidosis-prone diabetes, autoimmune diabetes
Partsketoacidosis, diabetic acidosisacidosis with an accumulation of ketone bodies
Broaderautoimmune disease, autoimmune disorderAny of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
diabetes mellitus, DMdiabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria

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