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Disease or Condition — Hormonal, Nutritional, Metabolic, and Immune Disorders:
uncontrolled diabetes mellitus

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Description

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.

Synonyms
  • diabetes
  • diabetes mellitus
Basic Lab Tests (measurements)

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