(also diabetes mellitus /məˈlītəs, ˈmeli-/)
Definition of diabetes in English:
A disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood and urine. See also diabetes insipidus.
- Members suffer from illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes and asthma.
- His brother died of scarlet fever, many other villagers succumbed to asthma and diabetes.
- The main cause of death in our cohort with diabetes was ischaemic heart disease.
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