Treatment of Diabetes Melitus

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.