A1C: Also called Glycated hemoglobin test; It measures the
average blood sugar values over a 3 month period;It helps determine
how uncontrolled your diabetes is and if you have diabetes in the first place.
ACE inhibitors: drugs used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).
Advanced glycated end products (AGEs): the binding of glucose (sugar)
with proteins; cause of blood vessel and heart tissues, along with
many other diabetic complications
Aerobic Exercise: long periods of exercise the increase your heart rate
and increase oxygen consumption
Amino Acids: building blocks of protein; needed for normal health
Anaerobic Exercise: resistance training/exercise; usually with weights
or body weight; helps build muscle strength.
Antibody: protective substance produced by the body’s immune system
in response to the presence of foreign antigen(germs,bacteria,
Antioxidants: substances fond in food and supplements from food to
neutralize free radicals (bad guys) in the body.
Atherosclerosis: blood vessels that get clogged, narrow and hardened
by deposits of plaque (from triglycerides)