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Descriptor English: Diabetes Mellitus
Descriptor Spanish: Diabetes Mellitus
Descriptor Portuguese: Diabetes Mellitus
Descriptor French: Diabète
Tree number(s): C18.452.394.750
C19.246
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003920
Scope note: A heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by HYPERGLYCEMIA and GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE.
Annotation: GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics; pregnancy of diabetic patients = PREGNANCY IN DIABETICS but do not confuse with DIABETES, GESTATIONAL: see note there; PREDIABETIC STATE is also available & includes subclinical diabetes; /diet ther: consider coord with DIET, DIABETIC but see note there; alloxan- & streptozocin-induced diabetes: see note on DIABETES MELLITUS, EXPERIMENTAL
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Entry Combination: complications:Diabetes Complications
Related: Diabetes Insipidus MeSH
Diet, Diabetic MeSH
Gastroparesis MeSH
Glucose Intolerance MeSH
Glycation End Products, Advanced MeSH
Prediabetic State MeSH
Scleredema Adultorum MeSH
DeCS ID: 3942
Unique ID: D003920
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/17
Diabetes Mellitus - Preferred
Concept UI M0006148
Scope note A heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by HYPERGLYCEMIA and GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE.
Preferred term Diabetes Mellitus



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