Hippokratia 2005; 9(4):180-183

An. Chamalidou-Alexiadou
Dpt Internal Medicine, "St. Pavlos" General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece


The treatment of diabetes melitus consists of psysical exercise, diet, oral, hypoglycemic agents , insulin, and whole pancreas or islet cell transplantation.Diet and physical exercise are of high importance in both type I and type II diabetes. Insulin treatment is absolutely necessary in type I diabetic patients and in many type II diabetic patients.Pancreatic transplantation.Finally islet transplatation is actually experimental.

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Keywords: diabetes mellitus, dieet, physical exercise, oral hypoglycaemic agents, transplantation

Correspoding author: Chamalidou Alexiadou An, 5 Makedonomachou Lionda St, 552 36 Panorama, Thessaloniki, Greece