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What are the signs and symptoms of IDDM
IDDM - treatment

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drug-induced hypoglycemia
- Hypoglycaemia, or low levels of the blood sugar called glucose, can sometimes be caused by medications.
blood glucose tests
- Blood glucose, or blood sugar, is the amount of glucose circulating in the blood. Glucose is another name for sugar and is an important energy source for the body. The body forms glucose when it breaks down the foods that are eaten. For example, bread or cereal is not in a form of energy that the body can use. The body converts these foods into a useable form, glucose.
pancreas transplant
- In pancreas transplantation, a healthy pancreas is removed from a organ donor who is brain dead and implanted into a person whose own pancreas has failed. The recipient's failed pancreas is not removed. Pancreas transplantation is used to treat diabetes. In just about all cases, the diabetes is the form that affects children and young adults, known as type I diabetes. It is a long-term condition in which the pancreas is no longer able to produce insulin.
diet for diabetes
- Diabetes mellitus, often called diabetes, is a condition that affects the body's ability to regulate the level of glucose in the blood. Glucose is the main form of sugar in the body.
blood glucose monitoring
- This blood test measures the level of glucose, or sugar, in the blood.
diabetes mellitus
glycosylated hemoglobin
diabetes insipidus
second trimester of pregnancy
type 1 diabetes mellitus
- Hypoglycaemia is the condition that occurs when blood sugar, or glucose, levels drop below normal.
excessive thirst
- Excessive thirst is an abnormally strong desire to drink liquids. It can be related to an underlying medical condition.
weight loss
- Weight loss is due to a person burning more kilojoules, or energy, than he or she takes in.
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