There are currently 8 names in this directory beginning with the letter G.
The death of body tissue, most often caused by a lack of blood flow and infection. It can lead to amputation.
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
A type of diabetes mellitus that develops only during pregnancy and usually disappears upon delivery, but increases the risk that the mother will develop diabetes later. GDM is managed with meal planning, activity, and, in some cases, insulin.
A hormone produced by the alpha cells in the pancreas. It raises blood glucose. An injectable form of glucagon, available by prescription, may be used to treat severe hypoglycemia.
Formation of glucose within the animal body especially by the liver from substances (such as fats and proteins) other than carbohydrates
A ranking of carbohydrate-containing foods, based on the food's effect on blood glucose compared with a standard reference food.