Nephropathy: Disease of the kidneys caused by damage to the small blood vessels or to the units in the kidneys that clean the blood. People who have had diabetes for a long time may develop nephropathy.
Neurologist: A doctor who treats people who have problems of the nervous system (brain, spinal cord, and nerves).
Neuropathy: Nerve damage. People who have had diabetes that is not well controlled may develop nerve damage.
Non-insulin dependent diabetes: Former term for type 2 diabetes.
Nutritionist: See dietitian.
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