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18 Surprising Diabetes Facts You Must Know

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The full name of the condition is ‘Diabetes Mellitus.’ The term mellitus was coined by Thomas Willis the late 1600s. Dr. Willis, an English physician, was also the founding member of the Royal Society, the world’s oldest scientific academy. Mellitus means sweetened honey. Since the urine of a diabetic is sweet, the word mellitus was added to its name.

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Ritu Garg

Ritu Garg

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Ritu is a freelance writer specialising on health, fitness and food. She is a certified educationist and has a Masters in Business Administration. She strongly believes in the dictum, “If you don’t take care of your body, where are you going to live?”
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