Psychological Effects Of Diabetes

Statistics indicate that nearly 30 million people in the United States live with a form of diabetes. From the time of receiving the diagnosis...

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...

How to Participate in Clinical Trials for Pay

Clinical trials are research studies on all new drugs or medical treatments and devices to determine their effectiveness and safety for human use. These...

BLINDNESS

n. the inability to see or the condition of being sightless. Specifically, it refers to a partial to total impairment of the capacity to...

Psychological effects of diabetes

In the United States alone, 29.1 million people live with diabetes. Among them, 27.8 percent are still undiagnosed. Still, both portions of the affected...

ALSTROM-HALLGREN SYNDROME

introduced by a Swedish medical professionals Carl Henry Alstrom and Bertil Hallgren, a genetic disease marked by excessive weight, inability to hear, optical diseases,...

What health insurance companies cover the lap band surgery?

Obesity is an ever-growing epidemic in the United States. Once upon a time, obesity was much less of a problem for Americans. In 1990,...

ACETONE

noun. a drab, gaseous fluid with a sugary scent that develops when large sums pool in the blood and liquid waste of individuals with...

DIABETES INSIPIDUS

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

BLOOD SUGAR

n. the concentration of glucose in the blood, expressed in milligrams per deciliter. Insulin and glucagon are two pancreatic horrmones which help regulate...

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