Why is Diabetes called Diabetes mellitus? History, Origin and Research

We all want to know about how the world’s most daunting sugar disease Diabetes came into existence and who were the people responsible for its discovery? If you have ever wondered why Diabetes is called Diabetes mellitus, you must know that ‘Mel’ means ‘Honey’ in Latin and the word is an extension of it. There is a rich history behind the origins as well as the discovery of the disease which we all must be aware of. Millions of people in the world are suffering from Diabetes and it is taking a toll on a lot of lives. Diabetes, also popularly known as ‘Madhumeha’ in Hindi is said to have lasting impacts on the body which can only be cured by proper medical treatment and improving lifestyle habits. Continue reading “Why is Diabetes called Diabetes mellitus? History, Origin and Research”