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  • A medical dictionary calls it diabetes mellitus - diabetes is from the Greek "to siphon" and mellitus is Latin for "sweet."

    Toronto Sun

  • Diabetes is one of the most devastating diseases one can have But although a growing number of people are diagnosed with it every year not many people really know what it is The phrase diabetes mellitus has an intriguing origin The word mellitus comes from a Greek word that means sweet

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  • The word "mellitus" is from the Greek word for honey.

    The Human Brain

  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus is one of the most prevalent and expensive “lifestyle” diseases.

    Dr. Sharma’s Obesity Notes » Blog Archive » Have Diabetes? Find a Surgeon!

  • Diabetes mellitus is due to a deficiency of the internal secretion of the pancreas.

    Frederick G. Banting - Nobel Lecture

  • The prevalence of diabetes mellitus, which is the most common chronic disease the world over, is over 10% in Taiwan.

    Medindia Health News

  • "Preliminary data shows interesting differences and raises the hope to narrow down causative variants for some common diseases like diabetes mellitus, which is a major health problem in the Middle East," Al-Turki adds.


  • As the diagnosis goes, if the taste is sweet he named it diabetes mellitus which is a honeyed disease.


  • While people with significant dental issues or diabetes mellitus may certainly benefit from sugar substitutes for obvious reasons, most other people do not.

    The Flex Diet

  • Wulffele MG, Kooy A, Lehert P, et al. Effects of short-term treatment with metformin on serum concentrations of homocysteine, folate and vitamin B12 in type 2 diabetes mellitus: A randomized, placebo-controlled trial.

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