An expert who is trained in the use of diet and nutrition to maintain or restore health.
The total food consumed by an individual. A therapeutic diet is a prescription of required or restricted foods.
Diastolic blood pressure is the pressure when your heart relaxing between beats and filling with blood.
The relaxation phase of the heartbeat.
Production of feces in increased volume and with greater fluidity than normal.
1. The dome-shaped respiratory muscle separating the chest from the abdomen. 2. A barrier contraceptive device molded to fit over…
A treatment to remove certain molecules from the blood, particularly in people with kidney failure.
The process of identifying a disease or medical condition.
To identify a disease.
A disorder of carbohydrate metabolism resulting from insulin deficiency. Characterized by high blood sugar levels that result in weakness, frequent…
Loss of water through the kidneys as a result of decreased production of the pituitary hormone vasopressin (an antidiuretic…
A simple sugar. Glucose.