Diabetes Mellitus


MSH: A heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by HYPERGLYCEMIA and GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE.,CSP: heterogeneous group of disorders that share glucose intolerance in common.,NCI: A disease in which the body does not control the amount of glucose (a type of sugar) in the blood and the kidneys make a large amount of urine. This disease occurs when the body does not make enough insulin or does not use it the way it should.,MEDLINEPLUS: <p>Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose, or sugar, levels are too high. Glucose comes from the foods you eat. Insulin is a hormone that helps the glucose get into your cells to give them energy. With <a href='http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/diabetestype1.html'>Type 1 diabetes</a>, your body does not make insulin. With <a href='http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/diabetestype2.html'>Type 2 diabetes</a>, the more common type, your body does not make or use insulin well. Without enough insulin, the glucose stays in your blood.</p><p>Over time, having too much glucose

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