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Are All People with Type 2 Diabetes Also Obese?

The word “diabetes” is commonly associated with Obesity. Some people assume that diabetes is a side effect of being obese. But have you ever wondered if those claims are valid? Or, more specifically, are people with type 2 diabetes also obese? Let’s talk about it.  Harvard researchers have determined that being overweight is one of …

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In the 5th century BC, diabetes was first identified by a surgeon named Sushruta who pointed out that the urine of diabetics was sweet enough to attract ants and sticky to the touch. He noted that diabetes affected rich castes and was related to the excessive consumption of rice and sweets

Milestones in the history of diabetes mellitus: The main contributors Go to: Abstract Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases involving carbohydrate, lipid, and protein metabolism. It is characterized by persistent hyperglycemia which results from defects in insulin secretion, or action or both. Diabetes mellitus has been known since antiquity. Descriptions have been found …

In the 5th century BC, diabetes was first identified by a surgeon named Sushruta who pointed out that the urine of diabetics was sweet enough to attract ants and sticky to the touch. He noted that diabetes affected rich castes and was related to the excessive consumption of rice and sweets Read More »