A disorder in which the pancreas produces too little insulin with the result that the body is unable to adequately metabolize sugar.
More Common Terms
- Elder Abuse The situation where an older adult has been abused, neglected or exploited.
- Administration on Aging (AoA) The federal agency that administers the Older Americans Act. It provides resources and education to older Americans and their caregivers.
- Medicare Part D Also known as the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan. Medicare owners can elect this higher coverage to receive discounts on certain prescription drugs.