complicated disease

complicated disease

Medtalk Any condition that has a stormy clinical course or which 'goes badly,' eg, advanced DM accompanied by diabetic retinopathy, renal failure, gangrene of lower extremity, etc. Cf Complex disease.
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Several retrospective studies in patients with symptomatic diverticulosis and diverticulitis showed decreases in symptoms and decreased progression to more complicated disease.
Sickle cell is a complicated disease, and for this discussion we will focus on the acute chest syndrome, or ACS, of sickle cell disease.
This a very complicated disease and everybody's symptoms and responses to treatment are different,'' said Ms.
We are driven by developing smart and easy solutions that streamline tasks, like communicating with diabetes clinics, for those living with a complicated disease like diabetes," said Anders Sonesson, CEO of Diasend.
It's a really complicated disease and he's likely to be in a wheelchair when he's about eight or nine," Carrie added.
The spokesman said: "The group appreciated that Johne's is a complicated disease with no silver bullet and supported further research into the problem.
The first is, Alzheimer's is an extremely complicated disease, so determining where to target the treatment is especially important.
Prof Alan Silman, medical director of Arthritis Research UK, said: "Rheumatoid arthritis is a complicated disease particularly as it is a state where the body's control of the immune system is lost, resulting in long-term inflammation in the joints.
The ACP Repository serves as an outstanding resource and its partnership with Orion will undoubtedly yield extremely useful insights into this complicated disease.
It is a complicated disease caused by lifestyle and environmental factors such as smoking, diet, pregnancy and infection as well as a person's genes.
FUNDRAISERS: Miss Walmsley is so proud of Year 4 Miss Walmsley told us her sister, Sally, suffers from Lupus, which is a complicated disease without a cure.
Although diabetes is a very complicated disease, the basic problem can be explained simply.