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Diabetes mellitus is a diagnosis used when a person has diabetes symptoms, but does not meet the criteria for either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. People with diabetes mellitus may have a combination of characteristics of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, or may have a unique form of diabetes that does not fit into either category. Treatment for diabetes mellitus NOS is similar to that of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and may include lifestyle changes, medications, and insulin therapy.
All of the following must be considered when interpreting clinical findings and are too extensive to be covered on this site: