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RURAL HEALTH CLINIC (RHC)

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Health care clinic which operates in any area defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as non-urbanized, and located in areas which have been designated or certified by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services as medically under-served. Supplies physician, nurse practitioner, or other medical professional services and supplies incidental to care, as well as nutritionists, diabetic training services, medications, and medical nutrition therapy related to primary care. See also: National Association of Rural Health Clinics.

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SOHVAL-SOFFER SYNDROME

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a rare and possibly hereditary disease with mental retardation and testicular deficiency, skeletal anomalies and diabetes mellitus. It was reported in 1953 by Arthur R. Sohval (1904- ) and Louis J. Soffer (1904- ), U.S. physicians)

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VITREOUS HEMORRHAGE

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a complication of diabetes mellitus characterized by bleeding inside the eyeball as a result of the rupture of retinal capillaries.

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