A disorder in which the pancreas produces too little insulin with the result that the body is unable to adequately metabolize sugar.
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- Area Agency on Aging (AAA) A local agency that administers government funded programs for older adults.
- Occupational Therapy Therapy that trains individuals to manage everyday tasks in order to promote independence in the home.
- Parkinson's Disease The degeneration or damage of nerve cells located at the top of the brain stem. Slight tremors of a hand, arm or leg are common and extreme muscle stiffness may occur where it becomes difficult to perform tasks such as buttoning clothes, walk or spe...