Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An agent or medicine that will prevent or cure diabetes; specifically, a drug which diminishes the elimination of sugar.

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  • adjective Countering diabetes.
  • noun Any drug that counters diabetes.

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  • noun a drug used to treat diabetes mellitus

Etymologies

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anti- +‎ diabetic

Examples

  • The mineral vanadium is known as an antidiabetic agent because of its insulin-like effects in the body.

    The Fiber35 Diet

  • The mineral vanadium is known as an antidiabetic agent because of its insulin-like effects in the body.

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  • Flaxseed prevents insulin resistance in four ways, making it the king of antidiabetic foods.

    Leo Galland, M.D.: Cut Your Risk of Diabetes

  • There is remarkably little controversy over antidiabetic drugs, considering how controversial drugs usually are.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Are Carbs Worse than Fat?

  • But it also predicted generic competition to oral antidiabetic products and impact from health-care reforms in its markets.

    Diabetes Drugs Aid Nordisk Profit

  • Although originally intended as an antidiabetic, vincristine at small doses was found to kill leukemia cells.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Although originally intended as an antidiabetic, vincristine at small doses was found to kill leukemia cells.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • There is remarkably little controversy over antidiabetic drugs, considering how controversial drugs usually are.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Are Carbs Worse than Fat?

  • The antidiabetic activities of cinnamon have been researched and discussed in many of my previous books and lectures.

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  • Another recent study suggests that diabetics who are being treated with thiazolidinedione, an antidiabetic drug, provided “further evidence of a possible association between long-term use of thiazolidinediones and fractures, particularly of the hip and wrist, in patients with diabetes mellitus.”

    Forever Young

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