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acronym for Registered Acupuncturist.
a type of insulin that starts to lower blood glucose within 5 to 10 minutes after injection and has its strongest effect 30 minutes to 3 hours after injection, depending on the type used. See aspart insulin and lispro insulin.
acronym for Registered Dietitian.
acronym for Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition.
acronym for Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition.
acronym for Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist.
acronym for Registered Dietitian (Canada).
rebound hyperglycemia (HY-per-gly-SEE-mee-ah):
a swing to a high level of glucose in the blood after a low level. See Somogyi effect.
see insulin receptors.
Recognized Diabetes Education Programs:
diabetes self-management education programs that are approved by the American Diabetes Association.
short-acting insulin. On average, regular insulin starts to lower blood glucose within 30 minutes after injection. It has its strongest effect 2 to 5 hours after injection but keeps working 5 to 8 hours after injection. Also called R insulin.
having to do with the kidneys. A renal disease is a disease of the kidneys. Renal failure means the kidneys have stopped working.
renal threshold (THRESH-hold) of glucose:
the blood glucose concentration at which the kidneys start to excrete glucose into the urine.
an oral medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes. It lowers blood glucose by helping the pancreas make more insulin right after meals. Belongs to the class of medicines called meglitinides. (Brand name: Prandin.)
the light-sensitive layer of tissue that lines the back of the eye.
see background retinopathy, proliferative retinopathy, and diabetic retinopathy.
anything that raises the chances of a person developing a disease.
acronym for Registered Kinesiotherapist.
acronym for Registered Nurse.
acronym for Registered Nurse, Certified.
acronym for Registered Nurse Clinical Specialist.
acronym for Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner.
an oral medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes. It helps insulin take glucose from the blood into the cells for energy by making cells more sensitive to insulin. Belongs to the class of medicines called thiazolidinediones. (Brand name: Avandia.)
acronym for Registered Pharmacist.
acronym for Registered Respiratory Therapist.
acronym for Registered with the Society of Homeopaths (UK).
acronym for Registered Yoga Teacher; Yoga Alliance.
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