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diabetes

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌdaɪəˈbiːtiːz/
a serious medical condition in which your body cannot control the level of sugar in your bloodDisorders and diseases of the heart and blood
diabetic
 
 
/ˌdaɪəˈbetɪk/ adjective
diabetic
 
 
/ˌdaɪəˈbetɪk/ noun [C]
someone who has diabetesDisorders and diseases of the heart and blood
Translations of “diabetes”
in Arabic مَرض السكّر…
in Korean 당뇨병…
in Malaysian diabetes…
in French diabète…
in Turkish şeker hastalığı, diyabet…
in Italian diabete…
in Chinese (Traditional) 糖尿病…
in Russian диабет…
in Polish cukrzyca…
in Vietnamese bệnh đái tháo đường…
in Spanish diabetes…
in Portuguese diabete…
in Thai โรคเบาหวาน…
in German der Diabetes…
in Catalan diabetis…
in Japanese 糖尿病…
in Indonesian kencing manis…
in Chinese (Simplified) 糖尿病…
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