Deutsch > English: important German terms and their English translation

For our new German members here I created a list of German terms and their English translation. Please feel free to add terms you are missing:

German: für unsere neuen Mitglieder aus dem deutschsprachigen Raum eine Auflistung der wichtigsten deutschen Begriffe zum Thema Diabetes. Bitte gebt mir Rückmeldung, falls ich etwas vergessen haben sollte:

Aktives Insulin = Insulin on Board = IOB

Albuminurie = proteinuria

Analoginsulin = analog insulin

Apotheke = pharmacy

Arzt = doctor

Ärztliche Bescheinigung = medical certificate

Augenarzt = ophthalmologist

Ausgleichssport = excercise

Basalinsulin = basal insulin

Basalrate = basal rate

Betazelle = beta cell

Bluthochdruck = hypertension

Blutzucker = blood sugar = blood glucose = BG level = BG reading = BG

Blutzuckermessgerät = blood glucose meter = glucometer = meter

Blutzuckersensor = blood glucose sensor = sensor

Bolusinsulin = bolus insulin = bolus

Broteinheit = bread unit = exchange unit

Cholesterin = Cholesterol

C-Peptid = C-peptide

Dehydrierung = dehydration

Diabetische Gastroparese = diabetic gastroparesis

Diabetische Ketoazedose = diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)

Diabetische Magersucht = diabetic bulemia = diabulimia

Diabetikertagebuch = diabetes diary = diabetes log = diabetes logbook

Diabetologe = expert on diabetes = diabetologist

Diagnose = diagnosis

Endokrinologe = endocrinologist = endo => term often used for diabetologist

Endokrinologie = endocrinology

Fehldiagnose = misdiagnosis

Fibromyalgie = fibromyalgia

Gewebeflüssigkeit = tissue fluid

Glukagonspritze = glucagon emergency kit

Glukosetoleranztest = glucose tolerance test

Grippeimpfung = flu shot

Herz-Kreislauf-Erkrankung = cardiovascular disease = CVD

HbA1c = A1c

Hypoglykämie = Hypoglycemia = hypo = low blood glucose

Hyperglykämie = Hyperglycemia = hyper = high blood glucose

Insulin = insulin

Insulinabgabe = insulin delivery

Insulindosis = insulin dosage

Insulinempfindlichkeit = insulin sensitivity

Insulininjection = insulin shot = shot

Insulinkatheder = insulin catheder = insulin infusion set

Insulinpen = insulin pen = pen

Insulinpumpe = insulin pump = pump

Insulinunempfindlichkeit = insulin resistance

Kardiologe = cardiologist

Ketone = Ketones

Kohlenhydrate = carbohydrates = carbs

Kohlenhydrate zählen = carb counting

Kohlenhydratempfindlichkeit = carbohydrate sensitivity

Kohlenhydratreduziertes Essen = low carbing = low carb food

Kohlenhydratmenge = carb count

Kontinuierliches Blutzuckermessgerät = continuous glucose monitoring system = CGMS = CGM

Kapillarflüssigkeit = capillary fluid

Krankenversicherung = health insurance

Laktoseintoleranz = lactose intolerance

Lanzette = lancet

Mikroalbuminurie = micro proteinuria

Mehrfach täglich durchgeführte Insulininjektionsbehandlung = multiple daily insulin injection treatment = MDI

Messgerät = meter

Narbengewebe = scar tissue

Nährwertangaben = nutritional information

Neuropathie = neuropathy

Niere = kidney

Nierenschaden = nephropathy

Normalinsulin = regular insulin

NovoRapid = NovoLog

Eiweißverzögertes Basalinsulin = Neutral Protamine Hagedorn = NPH

Pankreas = pancreas

Pennadel = pen needle

Remissionsphase = honeymoon

Retinopathie = retinopathy

Schilddrüse = thyroid

Schnellwirkendes Insulin = quick acting insulin = rapid acting insulin

Schwangerschaftsdiabetes = gestational diabetes

Spätfolgen = complications

Spritze = syringe

Stechhilfe = lancing device

Temporäre Basalrate = temporary basal rate

Teststreifen = test strip = strip (in the UK: test stripe = stripe)

Tetanusimpfung = tetnus shot

Triglyzeride = Triglycerides

Überzuckerung = high blood glucose = high

Unterzuckerung = low blood glucose = low

Herabgesetztes Erkennungsvermögen für Unterzuckerungen = hypoglycemic unawareness

Vorfüllung der Pennadel / des Insulinkatheders = to prime ...
Vorfüllen der Pennadel / des Insulinkatheders = priming ...

Wechsel der Spritzstelle = site rotation

Zertifizierter Diabetesberater = certified diabetes educator = CDE

Zöliakie = coeliac disease

Zuckerkrankheit = Diabetes

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Comment by Holger Schmeken on December 7, 2011 at 7:41am

Sorry for posting this again but the DHF is about to close all DHF embassies and I am just preserving the blog entries.

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