• renal
  • It is surprising that the incidence of initial renal disease detected is higher, probably due to a longer asymptomatic period prior to diagnosis. (health.am)
  • diabetes
  • Secondary diabetes is carbohydrate intolerance secondary to pancreatic disease, excess production of certain hormones (eg, growth hormone), use of certain drugs (eg, corticosteroids), insulin receptor abnormalities, and certain genetic disorders. (health.am)
  • Metabolic syndrome significantly raises the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, and/or stroke. (nyhq.org)
  • Risk
  • A risk factor is anything that may increase a person's chance of developing a disease. (nyhq.org)
  • Different diseases have different risk factors. (nyhq.org)
  • Knowing your risk factors to any disease can help to guide you into the appropriate actions, including changing behaviors and being clinically monitored for the disease. (nyhq.org)
  • Participants ( n = 1453) from the population-based, prospective, observational Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study who were examined in youth (when aged 9-18 years) and re-examined 15-25 years later. (edu.au)