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...

GASTRIC NEUROPATHY

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

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.

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,...

BRATTLEBORO RAT

Rat with a mutated gene that causes diabetes.

DIABETIC ENTEROPATHY

A complication of diabetes mellitus marked by fecal incontinence at night. See gastric neuropathy.

DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

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

VITREOUS HEMORRHAGE

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

DETACHED RETINA

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

Latest news