An excessive loss of fluids in the body.
A disease in which blood glucose (blood sugar) levels are above normal. Type 2 diabetes, also known as adult-onset or noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM), is the most common form of diabetes.
The muscle wall between the chest and the abdomen.
Passing frequent and loose stools that can be watery. Acute diarrhea goes away in a few weeks becomes chronic when it lasts longer than 4 weeks.
Expansion of an organ or vessel.
A disturbance in regular or normal function. An abnormal condition.
A swelling of the abdomen.
Occurs when a diverticulum become infected or irritated.
Small pouches in the colon.
A process in a clinical study that conceals the treatment from both the patient and the investigator.
The first part of the small intestine.
The sensation of food sticking in the esophagus.