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Glossary: Diabetes on the rise

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the article Diabetes on the rise, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. As well as this special glossary, which relates to the article Diabetes on the rise, you can find more expressions in our Glossary for politics & business or in the List of names of institutions in English and Slovak.

additionally – dodatočne
allocate – rozdeliť
annually – každoročne
assume – predpokladať
bills – účty
cardiovascular diseases – srdcovocievne choroby
compare – porovnať
consider – považovať
costs – náklady
currently – v súčasnosti
deadline – termín
diabetes – cukrovka
equally – rovnako
estimate – odhadovať
exception – výnimka
expensive – drahý
from the viewpoint – z pohľadu
general practitioner – obvodný lekár
health insurer – poisťovňa
however – avšak
implementation - zavedenie
kidneys – obličky
medical aids – zdravotné pomôcky
medicines – lieky
metabolic disease – porucha metabolizmu
occurrence – výskyt
on the rise – na vzostupe
physician – lekár
poor eating habits – zlé stravovacie návyky
prescription – predpis
remaining – zostávajúci
roughly – zhruba
significantly – značne
sudder – trpieť
supplement – doplnok
treat – ošetriť
unambiguously – jasne

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