Diabetes (disambiguation)

Diabetes (disambiguation)

Diabetes usually refers to diabetes mellitus, a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar.


Diabetes may also refer to a heterogeneous group of diseases that only have in common the presence of excessive urination.

Diabetes mellitus

Common types
Rare types
  • Diabetes mellitus and deafness, a mitochondrial disease associated with the gene "Leu-UUR"
  • Latent autoimmune diabetes, a term coined to describe slow-onset type 1 autoimmune diabetes in adults
  • Diabetes type 1.5 (comprising LADA and ketosis-prone type 2)
  • Lipoatrophic diabetes, a type of diabetes mellitus presenting with severe lipodystrophy
  • Maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY), any of several hereditary forms of diabetes caused by mutations in an autosomal dominant gene that disrupts insulin production
  • Neonatal diabetes mellitus, a form of diabetes that occurs in the first 6 months of life
    • Permanent neonatal diabetes mellitus
    • Transient neonatal diabetes mellitus
  • Prediabetes, the state in which some but not all of the diagnostic criteria for diabetes are met
  • Steroid-induced diabetes, prolonged high blood sugar due to glucocorticoid therapy for another medical condition
Complications of diabetes mellitus
  • Acute:
    • Diabetic coma, a reversible form of coma, a medical emergency, found in people with diabetes mellitus
    • Diabetic ketoacidosis, a potentially life-threatening complication in patients with diabetes mellitus
  • Chronic
    • Diabetic neuropathy, a disorder that is associated with diabetes mellitus
    • Diabetic retinopathy, damage to the retina of the eye caused by complications of diabetes mellitus, which can eventually lead to blindness
    • Diabetic nephropathy, damage to the kidneys and the development of proteinuria and chronic kidney disease

Diabetes insipidus

  • Diabetes insipidus (DI), unrelated to diabetes mellitus, a condition characterized by excessive thirst and excretion of large amounts of severely diluted urine

Related concepts

See also

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