- a person who has diabetes.
Origin of diabetic
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Examples from the Web for diabetic
For example, I cannot imagine trying to treat a diabetic patient without insulin, or an asthmatic patient without bronchodilators.When Antibiotics Don’t Work, It’s Everyone’s Problem
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One diabetic woman who fell ill on the journey died along the way.Italy’s Shipwrecked Syrians Fare Better Than Most Migrants
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His brother was diabetic and he had stolen one of his used needles.Your Puffy-Face Moments, Inspired by Ashley Judd
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She was a diabetic, so she was in some ways committing suicide in front of everyone.Glenn Close's 13 Favorite Movie Roles
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And what if they are also a diabetic and are traveling with a syringe of what they say is insulin.The Terrorists' Secret Weapon
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Most recently , Cornillon19 collected 22 cases of diabetic neuralgia, and has further elaborated the study.
Diabetic patients on a meat diet sometimes have a good deal of uric acid from this source.
Coma, with or without the peculiar dyspnoea of diabetic coma, is a rare occurrence in gastrectasia.
Certainly, if he counted his rolls, the man could hardly have suspected me of a diabetic tendency.The Record of Nicholas Freydon
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Description: Compound of many herbs (powdered) found beneficial to the diabetic system.Valere Aude
- of, relating to, or having diabetes
- for the use of diabeticsdiabetic chocolate
- a person who has diabetes
Rather than talking about a diabetic or diabetics, it is better to talk about a person with diabetes, people with diabetes
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Word Origin and History for diabetic
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Relating to, having, or resulting from diabetes.
- Intended for use by a person with diabetes.
- One who has diabetes.
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