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Of or pertaining to the prevention and treatment of illness, and the preservation of physical and mental well-being, through the services provided by medical professionals.

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maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY)

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A monogenic form of diabetes that usually first occurs during adolescence or early adulthood.


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A carbohydrate-based sweetener found in plants and used as a substitute for sugar; provides calories. Found in some mints and chewing gum.


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1. One of the three main nutrients in food. Foods that provide protein include meat, poultry, fish, cheese, milk, dairy products, eggs, and dried beans. 2. Proteins are also used ...

pediatric endocrinologist

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A doctor who treats children who have endocrine gland problems such as diabetes.

high blood pressure

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A condition present when blood flows through the blood vessels with a force greater than normal. Also called high blood pressure. Hypertension can strain the heart, damage blood ...

lipid profile

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A blood test that measures total cholesterol, triglycerides, and hdl cholesterol. Ldl cholesterol is then calculated from the results. A lipid profile is one measure of a person's ...


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A long-acting insulin with an onset of 1 hour, no peak, and a duration of 20 to 26 hours.