BRATTLEBORO RAT

Rat with a mutated gene that causes diabetes.

DIABETES MELLITUS

Metabolic disorder caused by the ineffective production of insulin.

VITREOUS HEMORRHAGE

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

A deterioration of the retina seen in people with diabetes mellitus.

LIPODYSTROPHY

is an umbrella term used for any inability to regulate the process of lipid metabolism. Whilst lipodystrophy can occur in those considered mentally sane,...

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