Target Heart Rate
THR:Beneath the skin, but above the fascia and muscle.
flexible tissue that attaches muscles to bones; when a tendon
becomes inflamed, the condition is referred to as tendonitis.
Appetite Suppressant that works by stimulating the central
nervous system, increasing heart rate and blood pressure and
decreasing your appetite.
account of an event. Specific to bariatric surgery, testimonials
are statements made by post-operative patients regarding their
an endocrine gland in the base of the neck producing hormones
controlling the body's metabolism.
of similar cells acting together to perform a particular function.
There are four basic tissues in the body: epithelial, connective,
muscle, and nerve.
either of two flat triangular muscles of the shoulder
and upper back that are involved in moving the shoulders and
muscles on the back of the upper arms that straighten your
elbows and allow you to push your arms forward
a type of fat found in the blood and other parts of the body.
Type 1 Diabetes:
where little or no insulin is made, usually occurring under
the age of 30 and requiring insulin injections for life. Also
known as insulin dependent and juvenile onset diabetes.
Type 2 Diabetes:
insulin is present but doesn't work adequately. Usually occurs
over the age of 30 and is controlled by diet and medication
or diet and insulin. Also known as non insulin dependent and
maturity onset diabetes.