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used in Running in the Family

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any of several metabolic disorders characterized by abnormally high glucose levels in the blood and marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst
  • Most of them were hot tempered—though they blamed diabetes for this whenever possible.
    p. 57.1
  • It was only in the afternoons when, dressed in sarong and vest, he went out for walks over his property (part of a mysterious treatment for diabetes), that he seemed to become a real part of the landscape around him.
    p. 56.7

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