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diabetic in Illness & disability topic

diabeticdiabetic2 noun [countable]  MIsomeone who has diabetes
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diabeticThen his weaknesses - alcohol, drugs, any physical weakness such as being a diabetic.Insulin will bring a diabetic to normal without the faintest need of a knife, but appendicitis needs an operation.Her stepson Michael Sellers is a diabetic.But then came the news his immigration application had been delayed a few weeks because he's a diabetic.Then the diabetic had suffered a hypoglycaemic attack.Their potentially adverse effects with particular reference to the diabetic will now be outlined.The diabetic is unable to regulate sugar in this way.Severe lipaemia in an undiagnosed diabetic will usually resolve with the institution of insulin therapy and effective diabetic control.