Disease of the kidneys. Hyperglycaemia and can damage
the glomeruli of the kidneys. When the kidneys are damaged,
protein leaks out into the urine. Damaged kidneys can no longer
remove waste and extra fluids from the bloodstream.
Disease, inflammation or damage to the peripheral nerves,
which connect to the spinal cord and brain, or central nervous
system. Most neuropathies arise from damage to the axons or
their myelin sheaths.
naturally occurring food (Garlic, Soy) or food supplement
(Cod Liver Oil) believed to have beneficial effects on human
NIDDM: Non-Insulin Dependent
Substances obtained from food and used to provide energy
and structural materials for the growth, maintenance and repair
of the body's tissue.
The process by which living creatures obtain energy
from food and drink for the purpose of body growth and maintenance.
health professional with special training in nutrition who
can offer help with the choice of foods a person eats and
drinks. Also called a dietitian.