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UKPDS:

see United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study.

 

ulcer (UL-sur):

a deep open sore or break in the skin.

 

ultralente (UL-truh-LEN-tay) insulin:

long-acting insulin. On average, ultralente insulin starts to lower blood glucose within 4 to 6 hours after injection. It has its strongest effect 10 to 18 hours after injection but keeps working 24 to 28 hours after injection. Also called U insulin.

 

unit of insulin:

the basic measure of insulin. U-100 insulin means 100 units of insulin per milliliter (mL) or cubic centimeter (cc) of solution. Most insulin made today in the United States is U-100.

 

United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS):

a study in England, conducted from 1977 to 1997 in people with type 2 diabetes. The study showed that if people lowered their blood glucose, they lowered their risk of eye disease and kidney damage. In addition, those with type 2 diabetes and hypertension who lowered their blood pressure also reduced their risk of stroke, eye damage, and death from long-term complications.

 

U-100:

see unit of insulin.

 

urea (yoo-REE-uh):

a waste product found in the blood that results from the normal breakdown of protein in the liver. Urea is normally removed from the blood by the kidneys and then excreted in the urine.

 

uremia (yoo-REE-mee-ah):

the illness associated with the buildup of urea in the blood because the kidneys are not working effectively. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, weakness, and mental confusion.

 

urine:

the liquid waste product filtered from the blood by the kidneys, stored in the bladder, and expelled from the body by the act of urinating.

 

urine testing:

also called urinalysis; a test of a urine sample to diagnose diseases of the urinary system and other body systems. In people with diabetes, a doctor may check for

1. Glucose, a sign of diabetes or other diseases.
2. Protein, a sign of kidney damage, or nephropathy. (Also see albuminuria.)
3. White blood cells, a sign of urinary tract infection.
4. Ketones, a sign of diabetic ketoacidosis or other conditions.

Urine may also be checked for signs of bleeding. Some tests use a single urine sample. For others, 24-hour collection may be needed. And sometimes a sample is "cultured" to see exactly what type of bacteria grows.

 

urologist (yoo-RAH-luh-jist):

a doctor who treats people who have urinary tract problems. A urologist also cares for men who have problems with their genital organs, such as impotence.

 

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vascular (VAS-kyoo-ler):

relating to the body's blood vessels.

 


Vascular system

 

vein:

a blood vessel that carries blood to the heart.

 

very-long-acting insulin:

a type of insulin that starts to lower blood glucose within 1 hour after injection and keeps working evenly for 24 hours after injection. See glargine insulin.

 

very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) cholesterol:

a form of cholesterol in the blood; high levels may be related to cardiovascular disease.

 

vitrectomy (vih-TREK-tuh-mee):

surgery to restore sight in which the surgeon removes the cloudy vitreous humor in the eye and replaces it with a salt solution.

 

vitreous (VIH-tree-us) humor:

the clear gel that lies behind the eye's lens and in front of the retina.

 

VLDL cholesterol:

see very-low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.

 

void:

to urinate; to empty the bladder.

 

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W

 

wound care:

steps taken to ensure that a wound such as a foot ulcer heals correctly. People with diabetes need to take special precautions so wounds do not become infected.

 

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X

 

xylitol (ZY-lih-tall):

a carbohydrate-based sweetener found in plants and used as a substitute for sugar; provides calories. Found in some mints and chewing gum.

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* Our Deadly Diabetes Deception
* Switching to a New Lifestyle.....
* A Cure Already Exists?
* Insulin Not Miracle Cure for Type 2
* How We Got Here
* Caveman’s Water
* Diabetes Know the Symptoms


ISSUE #2

* The Caveman Diet
* What You Eat on Caveman Diet
* Reversing or Curing Neuropathy
* 2 Russians Develop Diabetes Cure
* Physician Caused Drug Deaths #3
* Neuropathy - Dead & Dying Nerves
* How You Got in Caught in the Obesity Trap


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* Make your Caveman Lifestyle Work
* What is MSG? What are Transfats?
 * Warning for Older Diabetics
* Caveman Lifestyle Change
* Make Diabetic Fast Food Pemmican
* Depression, Diabetes & Stroke
* What Diabetics Need to Know
* Dying is Easy, Overcoming Diabetes is A Lot Of Work


ISSUE #4

* Latest: Is Alzheimer’s Diabetes 3?
* Fix Your pH -Fast Road to Health
* How "Caveman Diet" Drops Fat
* Understand Your Diabetes Graph
* Diabetics: It’s Not WHAT You Eat
* Travel Tips for Diabetics
* Aspirin: Helpful or Harmful
* How Your Body’s Operating Software "Survival" System Works
* Dark Chocolate Lowers Blood Pressure


ISSUE #5

* Diabetes Isn’t What Going to Kill
* Pain Is A Warning
* Keeping Diabetic Teeth
* Diabetes is a Symptom
* Heal a Sore or Die Trying
* Diabetic Caveman Cooking
* Aid for Diabetic Cheaters
* 82% Already Had Strokes
* Study of 4,000 Diabetics Finds Half with Chronic Kidney Disease


ISSUE #6

* Diabetic Survival Kit Essentials
* Getting Diabetes Under Control
* Is It Trash or Food?
* Silent Diabetic Heart Attack
* What Works with Diabetes
* Chocolate Can Add Year to Life
* Cherries May be Big for Diabetes

 


ISSUE #7

* Latest Diabetes Statistics Report
* $$$ Help with Prescriptions
* You Need a Test to Know This
* Sugaraholics, Won’t Give It Up
* What is Killing You/Me Now....?
* Your Cooking Worse Than TransFat?
* Diabetes Recipes Work For Me

 


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* Beware Fake Health Food
* Physical Diabetes Fix That Works
 * Where Inflammation Comes From
* Chocolate Therapy & Fiber Solution
* Flatulence: The Enzyme Meter
* Why You Are Dying 20 Yrs. Early
* Testing Your Blood Glucose Level

 


ISSUE #9

* Best Time to Eat to Control Diabetes
* Update: The Chocolate Miracle
* Insulin IS a Fat Making Hormone
* Add Years, Improve Healthy Lifestyle
* Big "Hidden" Component of Diabetes
* Shop, Prepare, and Eat Basic Items

 


ISSUE #10

* Diabetes, Obesity, Worthless Prescription
* Best $15 Present for Diabetic Friend
* Make New Improved Life Style Change
* Never Count Calories Again
* Leg & Foot Problems Early Warning
* 82% U.S. Drowning in Blood Sugar
* Real Reason Why You Go to Doctor

 


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* Obesity and Diabetes are not a disease
* Decline Speeded with Drugs
* New Diabetes Cure Works
* 9 Simple Fixes for Diabetes
* Why You Have High Insulin and Damage Accumulates
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