Gangrene: death of body tissue
usually caused by lack of blood supply.
Generic Drug:A drug whose patent
has expired thus enabling it to be manufactured by any company.
Phentermine is an example of a Generic Drug.
referring to the period of pregnancy from conception to birth.
Glomerulus: a tiny tuft of
blood vessels that is part of the functional unit of the kidney.
Glucose: a simple sugar found
in the blood. It is the body's main source of energy; also
known as dextrose
Test a diagnostic test for diabetes involving a drink of glucose
(after an overnight fast) followed by a series of blood glucose
estimations over 2 hours
Glucagon: a hormone produced
in the pancreas that increases blood glucose.
hormone produced in the pancreas that increases blood glucose.
principle storage form of carbohydrate energy (glucose) which
is reserved in muscles and in the liver. Muscles appear fuller
when glycogen levels are high.
haemoglobin with glucose and other sugars chemically bound
to it - also referred to as glycosylated haemoglobin. Haemoglobin
A1c is a specific component of glycated haemoglobin.
the presence of glucose in the urine.
unit for weight and mass present on food labels. One gram
(1g) is one thousandth of one kilogram (1kg).
Green Tea Weight
Loss: Green Tea, the common name for Carmellia Sinensis
is an herb that has been used for weight loss because of its