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.
- Common types
- Diabetes mellitus type 1, a form of diabetes mellitus that results from autoimmune destruction of insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas
- Diabetes mellitus type 2, a metabolic disorder that is characterized by high blood glucose in the context of insulin resistance and relative insulin deficiency
- Gestational diabetes, a condition in which women without previously diagnosed diabetes exhibit high blood glucose levels during pregnancy
- Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM), a medical term that describes diabetes mellitus that requires insulin therapy to avoid ketoacidosis
- 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
- 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 (DI), unrelated to diabetes mellitus, a condition characterized by excessive thirst and excretion of large amounts of severely diluted urine
- Diabetes (journal), a peer-reviewed scientific journal published since 1952 by the American Diabetes
- Diabetes management, a system to monitor and maintain the impaired glucose cycle that results from diabetes
- Glossary of diabetes
- Animal testing
- Diabetes in cats
- Diabetes in dogs
- Diabetes in horses
- Impaired fasting glucose
- Impaired glucose tolerance
- Neuropathy (disambiguation)
- World Diabetes Day
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