Glossary terms for diabetes mellitus

When talking about diabetes, one needs to understand that being informed and having basic medical education is as important as respecting a healthy diet. In order to keep the disease under control, we must understand the way it works, the way our body reacts in relation to it and what medicine recommends in order to cope with it. Check our glossary terms list in order to gain a better image on type 2 diabetes.

  1.   Acanthosis Nigricans
  2.   Fat acids
  3.   Cardiovascular disease
  4.   Antioxidants
  5.   Aspartame
  6.   Atherosclerosis
  7. Biguanides
  8.   Beta cells
  9.   Diabetic ketoacidosis
  10.  Sodium cyclamate
  11.  Cholesterol
  12.  Gestational diabetes
  13.   Fibers
  14.   Fructose
  15.   HDL (high-density lipoprotein)
  16.   Hyperglycaemia
  17.   Hypoglycaemia
  18.   Body mass index
  19.   Glycemic Index
  20.   LDL (low-density lipoprotein)
  21.   Lipids
  22.   Carbohydrates counting
  23.   Nephropathy
  24.   Diabetic neuropathy
  25.   NIDDM –”the adult’s diabetes” or type 2 diabetes
  26.   Proteins
  27. Proteinuria
  28.   Diabetic retinopathy
  29.   Insulin resistance
  30.   Glycemic load
  31.   Metabolic syndrome
  32.   Sucralose
  33.   A1C Test
  34.   Glucose tolerance
  35.  Saccharine