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Your Guide to Diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2

Pronunciation Guide


aerobic (air-OH-bik)

amputation (AM-pyoo-TAY-shuhn)

carbohydrate (KAR-boh-HY-drayt)

cholesterol (koh-LESS-tur-ol)

creatinine (kree-AT-ih-neen)

endocrinologist (EN-doh-krih-NOL-uh-jist)

gestational (jess-TAY-shuhn-uhl)

glucagon (GLOO-kuh-gon)

glucose (GLOO-kohss)

glycohemoglobin (GLY-koh-HEE-moh-GLOH-bin)

hemoglobin (HEE-moh-GLOH-bin)

hyperglycemia (HY-pur-gly-SEE-mee-uh)

hypoglycemia (HY-poh-gly-SEE-mee-uh)

immune (ih-MYOON)

injections (in-JEK-shuhnz)

insulin (IN-suh-lin)

ketoacidosis (KEE-toh-ASS-ih-DOH-siss)

ketones (KEE-tohnz)

ophthalmologist (AHF-thal-MOL-uh-jist)

pancreas (PAN-kree-uhss)

prediabetes (PREE-dy-uh-BEE-teez)

seizure (SEE-zhur)

syringe (suh-RINJ)

triglycerides (try-GLISS-ur-eyedz)


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Page last updated February 12, 2014

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