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GLOSSARY OF DIABETES TERMS

ABCDEFGHIMNOPRSTVX

A

B

  • Beta blockers
  • Beta blockers

  • Biguanides
  • Biguanides

  • Bile acid sequestrants
  • Bile acid sequestrants

  • Body mass index (also BMI)
  • Body mass index (also BMI)

C

  • C-peptide
  • C-peptide

  • Calcium channel blockers
  • Calcium channel blockers

  • Carbohydrate counting
  • Carbohydrate counting

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Celiac disease
  • Celiac disease

  • Celiac disease
  • Celiac disease

  • Certified Diabetes Educator (also CDE)
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (also CDE)

  • Charcot foot
  • Charcot foot

  • Claudication
  • Claudication

  • Congenital malformations and diabetes and pregnancy
  • Congenital malformations and diabetes and pregnancy

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Coronary artery disease

  • Corticosteroids
  • Corticosteroids

D

  • Dawn phenomenon
  • Dawn phenomenon

  • Diabetes classifications
  • Diabetes classifications

  • Diabetes self-management education (also DSME)
  • Diabetes self-management education (also DSME)

  • Diagnostic criteria for diabetes mellitus
  • Diagnostic criteria for diabetes mellitus

  • DKA
  • DKA

  • Dopamine 2 agonists
  • Dopamine 2 agonists

  • DPP4 antagonists (also dipeptidyl peptidase 4 antagonists)
  • DPP4 antagonists (also dipeptidyl peptidase 4 antagonists)

E

  • Equations
  • Equations

  • Erectile dysfunction (also ED)
  • Erectile dysfunction (also ED)

F

  • Fructosamine
  • Fructosamine

G

  • Gastroparesis
  • Gastroparesis

  • gestational diabetes mellitus
  • gestational diabetes mellitus

  • Glucagon
  • Glucagon

  • Glucagon-like peptide agonists (also GLP-1 agonists)
  • Glucagon-like peptide agonists (also GLP-1 agonists)

  • Glycosylated hemoglobin
  • Glycosylated hemoglobin

  • Goals of treatment
  • Goals of treatment

  • Guidelines for diabetic care
  • Guidelines for diabetic care

H

  • Hemoglobin A1c
  • Hemoglobin A1c

  • HMGCoA reductase inhibitors
  • HMGCoA reductase inhibitors

  • Honeymoon period
  • Honeymoon period

  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia

  • Hyperinsulinemia
  • Hyperinsulinemia

  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension

  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism

  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypoglycemia

  • Hypoglycemic unawareness
  • Hypoglycemic unawareness

  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism

I

  • IFG (impaired fasting glucose)
  • IFG (impaired fasting glucose)

  • IGT (impaired glucose tolerance)
  • IGT (impaired glucose tolerance)

  • Insulin
  • Insulin

  • Insulin pump
  • Insulin pump

  • Insulin resistance
  • Insulin resistance

  • Intensive glycemic control
  • Intensive glycemic control

M

  • Macrosomia
  • Macrosomia

  • Meglitinides
  • Meglitinides

  • Microalbuminuria
  • Microalbuminuria

  • Microaneurysms
  • Microaneurysms

N

  • Neuropathy
  • Neuropathy

  • Nonketotic hyperosmolar coma
  • Nonketotic hyperosmolar coma

O

  • Obesity
  • Obesity

  • Orthostatic hypotension
  • Orthostatic hypotension

P

  • Pancreas transplantation
  • Pancreas transplantation

  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease

  • Pramlintide
  • Pramlintide

  • Prediabetes
  • Prediabetes

R

  • Retina
  • Retina

  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy

S

  • Screening for diabetes
  • Screening for diabetes

  • Self-management education
  • Self-management education

  • Sliding scale insulin regimen
  • Sliding scale insulin regimen

  • Somogyi effect
  • Somogyi effect

  • Standards of diabetes care
  • Standards of diabetes care

  • Subcutaneous
  • Subcutaneous

  • Sulfonylureas
  • Sulfonylureas

  • Syndrome X
  • Syndrome X

T

V

  • Vitiligo
  • Vitiligo

X

  • Xanthomas
  • Xanthomas

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