Date of disease discovery:
The discovery of diabetes dates back to 1500 BC, as mentioned in a Pharaonic papyrus discovered by Egyptologist George Ibs
It is believed that the condition described in the manuscripts was of the first type. The doctors suggested that the pharaohs use wheat, fruit and honey pills to treat it.
At about the same time, it was discovered by Indian doctors, and Indian doctors are the first to have clinical tests to detect diabetes. They noticed that the urine of a person with diabetes attracts ants and flies, so they call him "madhumeha" or " Urine urine suffers from constant thirst.