How did diabetes get its name?

Answer Diabetes is a chronic illness that affects millions of people worldwide. Diabetes, or diabetes mellitus, is a small group of diseases noted for their marked influences on blood sugar levels. Diabet... Read More »

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What is the scientific name for diabetes?

The scientific name for diabetes is diabetes mellitus. People with the disease do not produce enough or are unable to properly process insulin, which is needed to convert sugar and other foods into... Read More »

What's the name for a doctor who specializes in diabetes?

Endocrinologist - because the pancreas is a part of our endocrine system.

If I have diabetes and I eat diabetes can I get rid of it by eating diabetes?

If you eat 5 to 6 meals a day and keep your blood sugar where it is suppose to be, and eat only the foods you are suppose to eat and plan your meals and make sure you eat them on time, plus add exe... Read More »

What is the name of the first person in history diagnosed with diabetes?

Diabetes has been recognized as a disease for more than 2,000 years, therefore the name of the first patient diagnosed with the disease has been lost over time. However, according to "Diabetes Heal... Read More »