FETUS AT RISK (FAR)

A baby with significant risk factors for a disability or illness from parental and familial influences. A baby from diabetic parents will have a...

GASTRIC NEUROPATHY

term that describes a form of diabetic gastropathy that is marked by delayed emptying of the stomach and irregular food absorption.

VITREOUS HEMORRHAGE

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

RURAL HEALTH CLINIC (RHC)

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...

SOHVAL-SOFFER SYNDROME

a rare and possibly hereditary disease with mental retardation and testicular deficiency, skeletal anomalies and diabetes mellitus. It was reported in 1953 by Arthur...

PRADER-WILLI SYNDROME (PWS|

a congenital disorder characterized by cognitive retardation, short height, hypogonadism, insensitivity to pain, hypotonia, obesity, and short feet and hands. It is inflicted...

OCULOMOTOR PALSY

paralyzing of any of the extrinsic ocular muscles. This might be a consequence of injury to the muscle itself, the motor end plate, or...

PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY

a neuromuscular disorder of the limbs caused by injury to the PNS and generally marked by clumsiness, numbness, weakness, and sensory loss. There are...

DETACHED RETINA

The separationof the inner layer of the retina from the outer pigment layer. Also called retinal detachment. See diabetic retinopathy.

DIABETES INSIPIDUS

Metabolic disorder showing excessive thirst and increased urination without the presence of sugar in the urine. See nephrogenic diabetes insipudus.

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