a special type of dye used to make the blood stand out on an MR angiogram test; gadolinium dye is less likely to cause an allergic reaction or kidney damage than the iodine dye used in a CT angiogram or contrast angiogram
Relating to the digestive system.
A form of diabetes that develops during pregnancy.
A hormone important in the break down of carbohydrates. An injectable form may be used to treat low blood sugar.
Blood sugar manufactured from carbohydrates, protein, and fat.
A ranking of carbohydrates on a scale from 0 to 100 according to how quickly they raise blood sugar levels after eating.
A food's glycemic index multiplied by the number of grams of carbohydrates in a serving. See: glycemic index.
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See Super aspirin.