Specialties: IM, Internal Medicine; FP;   Last updated on August 17, 2005

Also see: Clinical, Preclinical, Premedical, Specialties;

AECB, Acute bacterial Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis [Ketek, Aventis Pharmaceuticals; 2004];

ALT, Alanine Aminotransferase [type 2 diabetes, www.actos.com; Medical Economics; Vol. 82; No.1; 2005];

AMD, Age related Macular Degeneration [JAMA; Vol.293; No.5];

ARV, Anti-retroviral Treatment for HIV;

BMI, Body Mass Index *Index kg/m2;

BP, Blood Pressure;

DM, Diabetes Mellitus;

ET, Embryo Transfer [The Journal of Reproductive Medicine; Vol. 50; No. 3];

GLP-1, Glucagonlike Peptide 1 Diabetes;

HCT, Hydrochlorothiazide [Hypertension; Biovail Pharmaceuticals; JAMA; Vol. 293; No.2; 2005];

HDL, High Density Lipoprotein VLDL, Very Low Density LDL, Low Density;

HDL-C, High density Lipoprotein Cholesterol [Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey; Vol. 60; No.1];

Inhibitor;

LFT, Liver Function Test;

MUCP, Maximal Urethral Closure Pressure [The Journal of Reproductive Medicine; Vol. 50; No. 3];

T2DM, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus [Resident & Staff Physician; Vol. 50; No.12];

TZD, Thiazolidinediones Diabetes;

VLPP, Valsalva Leak Point Pressure [The Journal of Reproductive Medicine; Vol. 50; No. 3];