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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst.

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  • The cause of diabetes continues to be a mystery, although both genetics and environmental factors such as obesity and lack of exercise appear to play roles.
  • "Bottom line in diabetes is we have to be aggressive early in the disease," Zonszein says.
  • This gave rise to the name "diabetes," from a Greek word meaning "to pass through."
  • This link to diabetes is particularly devastating. for more
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