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,...

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...

VITREOUS HEMORRHAGE

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

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...

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...

NEPHROGENIC DIABETES INSIPIDUS

is the resulting condition when the kidneys are incapable of producing the concentration of urea in the nephrons due to an insensitivity to vasopressin...

DIABETIC GASTROPATHY

Stomach disorder due to the effects of diabetes on the autonomic nervous system. See gastric neuropathy.

BRATTLEBORO RAT

Rat with a mutated gene that causes diabetes.

DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

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

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