Background Retinopathy Early stage of diabetic retinopathy; usually does not impair vision. Also called "nonproliferative retinopathy."
Pertaining to Diabetes. Patient suffering from this condition.
Degeneration of the retina.
The sense of sight.
Back Mountain Medical Center
The Back Mountain Medical Center is a hospital in Dallas, Pennsylvania, United States.
Acute or chronic pain located in the posterior regions of the trunk, including the thoracic, lumbar, sacral, or adjacent regions.
Back pain, low
Pain in the lower back area that can relate to problems with the lumbar spine, the discs between the vertebrae, the ligaments around the spine and discs, the spinal cord and nerves, muscles of the low back, internal organs of the pelvis and abdomen, or the skin covering the lumbar area.
The spine. A flexible row of bones stretching from the base of the skull to the tailbone.
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A large blister appearing as a circumscribed area of separation of the epidermis from the subepidermal structure (subepidermal bulla) or as a circumscribed area of separation of epidermal cells (intraepidermal bulla) caused by the presence of serum, or occasionally by an injected substance.
Butchart staging system
The staging system most often used for mesothelioma. It is divided into Stages I - IV with the levels determined by the tissue involved.
The treatment of illness by baths (e.g., mud baths).
Chemically affecting a living being.
Bulimia (binge-eating syndrome, bulimarexia, bulimia nervosa, BN)
That eating disorder characterized by recurrent binge eating; recurrent willful vomiting and/or other recurrent inappropriate compensatory measures to prevent weight gain (e.g., laxative abuse, diuretic abuse, or overexercising); and an excessive influence of body weight or shape on self-evaluation.
Basal/Bolus Insulin Administration
Using several daily injections of fast-acting insulin (e.g., NovoLog, Humalog, or Regular), at mealtimes -- the bolus doses -- together with one or more daily injections of long acting insulin (e.g., Lantus, UltraLente, or NPH) -- the basal doses -- to achieve blood sugar control in a manner similar to that used by people who use insulin pumps.
Refers to a continuous supply of low levels of insulin, as in insulin pump therapy.
A type of cell in the pancreas in areas called the Islets of Langerhans. Beta cells make and release insulin, a hormone that controls the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood.
Biosynthetic Human Insulin
A man-made insulin that is very much like human insulin.
A type of insulin that is a mixture of intermediate- and fast-acting insulin.
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