an infection of the vagina usually caused by fungus. A woman with this condition may have itching or burning and may notice a discharge. Women who have diabetes may develop a vaginitis more often than women who do not have diabetes.




relating to the body`s blood vessels.




a blood vessel that carries blood to the heart.

very-long-acting insulin

a type of insulin that starts to lower blood glucose within 1 hour after injection and keeps working evenly for 24 hours after injection. See glargine insulin.

very-low-density lipoprotein cholesterol


a form of cholesterol in the blood; high levels may be related to cardiovascular disease.



surgery to restore sight in which the surgeon removes the cloudy vitreous humor in the eye and replaces it with a salt solution.

vitreous humor


the clear gel that lies behind the eye`s lens and in front of the retina.


to urinate; to empty the bladder.