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  • Deductible

    Deductible - A fixed amount of medical care cost which a patient must pay each year before his or her hea ...

    Deductible - A fixed amount of medical care cost which a patient must pay each year before his or her health coverage begins to pay for his or her medical care. ...

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  • Deep Breathing

    Deep Breathing is a technique to improve relaxation regarding of a person’s both physical and mental stat ...

    Deep Breathing is a technique to improve relaxation regarding of a person’s both physical and mental states. As a stress management tool, deep breathing is sometimes combined with another relaxation t ...

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  • Dementia

    Dementia is a progressive or continuing decrease in a person’s ability to think or process information be ...

    Dementia is a progressive or continuing decrease in a person’s ability to think or process information beyond what might be expected as a result of normal aging. It is due to damage in brain function. ...

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  • Depression

    Depression:  Key things to know about it According to the National Mental Health Information Center One i ...

    Depression:  Key things to know about it According to the National Mental Health Information Center One in 4 women gets depression at some time in her life Twice as many women as men get depression De ...

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  • Diabetes

    Diabetes - There are three main types of diabetes: Type I Diabetes, or insulin-dependent diabetes - Used ...

    Diabetes - There are three main types of diabetes: Type I Diabetes, or insulin-dependent diabetes - Used to be called juvenile diabetes because it usually starts in childhood or adolescence. People wi ...

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  • Diabetes Care Team

    Diabetes Care Team - A health care team is very desirable to achieve and maintain the best diabetes contr ...

    Diabetes Care Team - A health care team is very desirable to achieve and maintain the best diabetes control, and Diabetes Control Matters. The team works together to keep diabetes under control, and t ...

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  • Diabetic eye disease

    Diabetic eye disease consists of a group of eye problems that people with diabetes may develop as a compl ...

    Diabetic eye disease consists of a group of eye problems that people with diabetes may develop as a complication of diabetes.  Each of these eye diseases can cause severe vision loss or blindness, and ...

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  • Dialysis

    Dialysis - is a procedure for removing metabolic waste products, or toxic substances, from the bloodstrea ...

    Dialysis - is a procedure for removing metabolic waste products, or toxic substances, from the bloodstream using special machines or procedures. The kidneys usually do this job, but if the kidneys fai ...

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  • Digital Rectal Examination

    Digital Rectal Examination is an examination of the rectum, using the finger. The lubricated gloved finge ...

    Digital Rectal Examination is an examination of the rectum, using the finger. The lubricated gloved finger is placed in the lower part of the rectum to feel for lumps or anything else that seems unusu ...

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  • Diversity

    Diversity - A composition of society, or a group, that is rich in different or contrasting characteristic ...

    Diversity - A composition of society, or a group, that is rich in different or contrasting characteristics. Ideally, a diverse society recognizes: the wide range of group and individual characteristic ...

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  • Diverticulosis

    Diverticulosis is a condition in which some people have small pouches in the colon that bulge out through ...

    Diverticulosis is a condition in which some people have small pouches in the colon that bulge out through weak areas in the intestine. Each pouch is called a diverticulum, and when there is more than ...

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  • Down Low or DL

    The Down Low or DL is a widely used term to mean keeping some information or activity private, or down lo ...

    The Down Low or DL is a widely used term to mean keeping some information or activity private, or down low. It is also often used to describe of men who have sex with other men as well as with women, ...

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