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
- Adaptive/Assistive Equipment An appliance or device which assists an individual in caring for themselves or performing work or leisure activities.
- Executor An individual appointed to administer the terms of a will.
- Hospice A program providing support services such as pain and symptom management, social services, and emotional support for the terminally ill and their families. Care can be provided at home, assisted living or nursing homes.