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DIS

Abbreviation for:
Departmental Investment Strategy 
Diabetes Intervention Study
Diagnostic Interview Schedule
direct immunofluorescence stain
disability
disease
distance
Division of Information Systems
Drug Information System

drug interactions

; DIs desirable or undesirable outcomes of the simultaneous administration of two or more drugs (i.e. those with narrow therapeutic indices or steep response curves) in 5% of patients who take three or more drugs daily; DIs occur as a result of mutual interaction, endogenous or exogenous chemical agents or dietary constituents; DI risk is increased in polypharmacy, use of prophylactic drug therapies or the severely ill
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The show features performances of Dire Straits classic hits, including Sultans of Swing, Romeo & Juliet, Money for Nothing and Brothers In Arms, plus previews of the new album Testing The Water.
Alan joined Dire Straits in 1980 as their first keyboard player and played a significant part in their transformation into one of the world's biggest bands.
Not only SAR employees rarely visit refugee shelters to inspect living conditions on site, even though they should, as it is their main duty, but they threaten with legal problems those refugees who complain against the dire conditions in the shelter, according to the NGOas statement.
The bones also reveal a Pleistocene-Era ecosystem in balance: plentiful herds of mammoths, bison, and camels grazing on lush landscapes--and carnivores like the dire wolf to keep populations in check.
MICHEL DEGUY: Ce titre, on peut presque dire qu'il n'est rien de plus qu'une affeterie, juste un clin d'ceil entre lettres parce que les Ecologiques n'ont, et pour cause, aucune continuite par rapport a Virgile.
Le dire, odnosno iskazivanje postaje osnovom cijele teorije didaktolingvistike.
He pointed out that the attempts of external forces to carry out manipulations from a distance to allow certain political, ethnic and religious groups to reach power at the expense of others will lead to dire consequences.
BEIRUT: Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai hailed Tuesday teachers for raising children for a better future, stressing Lebanon was in dire need of "loyal citizens.
The Tories also followed Labour in trying to blame the long term unemployed for our dire economic predicament - as if living on pounds 67.
The set-list included a number of Dire Straits classics, including Money For Nothing and Sultans of Swing.
This note provides an overview of the voir dire process by emphasizing some basic advocacy considerations.
In 1997, Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler played Redcar Bowl with his band the Notting Hillbillies.