Diabetes is a group of chronic metabolic diseases caused by defects in insulin production or function. Advanced diabetes may cause stomach pain, nausea, dizziness, and cramps.
Diabetes is one of the first diseases described with an Egyptian manuscript from
c. 1500 BCE mentioning “too great emptying of the urine.” The first described ...
May 9, 2014 ... Key moments in the history of diabetes research and treatment, starting in 1910.
Nov 3, 2009 ... Scientists and physicians have been documenting the condition now known as
diabetes for thousands of years. From the origins of its ...
A family history
of type 2 diabetes
is a risk factor for developing the disease, but the American Diabetes
Association says the risk is primarily for people who lead a Western lifestyle that includes eating too much fat and exercising too little.
There appears to be an... More »
For 2000 years diabetes has been recognized as a devastating and deadly
disease. Read more about the history of diabetes here.
Dec 24, 2012 ... Diabetes mellitus is derived from the Greek word diabetes meaning siphon - to
pass through and the Latin word mellitus meaning honeyed or ...
Jan 22, 2014 ... Diabetes has been with us for a long time. Here's diabetes history in a convenient
timeline. 1552 BC is the earliest mention of diabetes written ...
Saudi Med J. 2002 Apr;23(4):373-8. History of diabetes mellitus. Ahmed AM(1).
Author information: (1)Faculty of Medicine, University of Bahr Elghazal, PO Box ...
The lives of people with diabetes has changed considerably in 50 years. They
now have specific tools and easier access to information than ever before.