Diabetes Glossary J

Diabetes has a great number of terms that are specific to diabetes or diabetic-like conditions. This glossary is meant as a guide to identify terminology often used extensively and liberally in the medical community.

Terms Listed Aphabetically
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Jet Injector

A device that uses high pressure to propel insulin through the skin and into the body.

Juvenile Onset Diabetes

Former term for insulin-dependent or type I diabetes. See: Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.