diabetes mellitus medical abbreviation

 Medical Abbreviation for DM is diabetes mellitus. Full form of DM in context of medical acronym is Diabetes Mellitus.

Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly known as diabetes is a kind of  disorder of carbohydrate metabolism, is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by a high blood sugar level characterized by impaired ability of the body to produce or respond to insulin, and thereby maintain proper levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood.

 Important points about Diabetes Mellitus(Abbreviation / Full form - DM)

  • Diagnostic method: High blood sugar
  • Specialty              Endocrinology
  • Symptoms          Frequent urination, increased thirst, increased hunger
  • Complications    Diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state, heart disease, stroke, chronic kidney failure, foot ulcers, cognitive impairment, gastroparesis]
  • Risk factors         Type 1: Family history
  • Type 2: Obesity, lack of exercise, genetics
  • Treatment          Healthy diet, physical exercise
  • Medication         Insulin, anti-diabetic medication

MISSOURI Abbreviation

MISSOURI abbreviation in two letter word is MO.

Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States and is the 18th-most populous state of the country. The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City.

Missouri played a central role in the westward expansion of the United States, as memorialized by the Gateway Arch.

Missouri's culture blends elements from the Midwestern and Southern United States.

Well-known Missourians include Chuck Berry, Sheryl Crow, Walt Disney, Edwin Hubble, Nelly, Brad Pitt, Harry S. Truman, and Mark Twain. Universities in Missouri include the University of Missouri and the top-ranked Washington University in St. Louis. Missouri has been called the "Mother of the West" and the "Cave State", but its most famous nickname is the "Show Me State".

List of US States Abbreviation Name

US States Abbreviation - Two-Letter State Abbreviations

For general and quick conversation and communication in respect of US state abbreviations is very important. It is pertinent to give attention for short and write abbreviations acronyms / Full form of state abbreviations if you are writing a paragraph on topic related to states and similar kind of matters. We have to mention States name very frequently. So, it is necessary to know the short form / full form or any day to day regular and official abbreviations.

 US states postal abbreviation list are appended below: -

All abbreviations related to US states abbreviations has been standardized and maintained by United States postal service. These names of all states are short made by capital letters.

Alabama - AL

Alaska - AK

Arizona - AZ

Arkansas - AR

California - CA

Colorado - CO

Connecticut - CT

Delaware - DE

Florida - FL

Georgia - GA

Hawaii - HI

Idaho - ID

Illinois - IL

Indiana - IN

Iowa - IA

Kansas - KS

Kentucky - KY

Louisiana - LA

Maine - ME

Maryland - MD

Massachusetts - MA

Michigan - MI

Minnesota - MN

Mississippi - MS

Missouri - MO

Montana - MT

Nebraska - NE

Nevada - NV

New Hampshire - NH

New Jersey - NJ

New Mexico - NM

New York - NY

North Carolina - NC

North Dakota - ND

Ohio - OH

Oklahoma - OK

Oregon - OR

Pennsylvania - PA

Rhode Island - RI

South Carolina - SC

South Dakota - SD

Tennessee - TN

Texas - TX

Utah - UT

Vermont - VT

Virginia - VA

Washington - WA

West Virginia - WV

Wisconsin - WI

Wyoming - WY

US Commonwealth and Territories

American Samoa - AS

District of Columbia - DC

Federated States of Micronesia - FM

Guam - GU

Marshall Islands - MH

Northern Mariana Islands - MP

Palau - PW

Puerto Rico - PR

Virgin Islands – VI

Traditional States Abbreviations 

This type of traditional state abbreviations are generally first letter capital and next letters are in small letters / lower case. This type of abbreviations is generally used as an indication to original name of states and this is informal way of abbreviating States name.

Alabama - Ala.

Alaska - Alaska

Arizona - Ariz.

Arkansas - Ark.

California - Calif.

Colorado - Colo.

Connecticut - Conn.

Delaware - Del.

District of Columbia - D.C.

Florida - Fla.

Georgia - Ga.

Hawaii - Hawaii

Idaho - Idaho

Illinois - Ill

Indiana - Ind.

Iowa - Iowa

Kansas - Kans.

Kentucky - Ky.

Louisiana - La.

Maine - Maine

Maryland - Md

Massachusetts - Mass.

Michigan - Mich.

Minnesota - Minn.

Mississippi - Miss.

Missouri - Mo.

Montana - Mont.

Nebraska - Neb. or Nebr.

Nevada - Nev.

New Hampshire - N.H.

New Jersey - N.J.

New Mexico - N.Mex.

New York - N.Y

North Carolina - N.C.

North Dakota - N.Dak.

Ohio - Ohio

Oklahoma - Okla.

Oregon - Ore. or Oreg.

Pennsylvania - Pa.

Rhode Island - R.I.

South Carolina - S.C.

South Dakota - S.Dak.

Tennessee - Tenn.

Texas - Tex. or Texas

Utah - Utah

Vermont - Vt.

Virginia - Va.

Washington - Wash.

West Virginia - W.Va.

Wisconsin - Wis. or Wisc.

Wyoming - Wyo.