Diabetes is a very common lifestyle disorder affecting population of many developing countries now-a-days. We have a large number of patients of diabetes, visiting our O.P.Ds. Daily. Treatment of diabetes is very challenging in all streams of medicine due to various maintaining factors such as stress, dietary junks, lack of exercise etc. Conventional medicines like metformin & sulphonylureas have been the mainstay of treatment for many years and have the evidence of preventing complications of diabetes, but these claims is found to be false in clinical practice. Homoeopathic medicines also have scope in complementing main-stream medicines in controlling blood sugar and preventing complications of diabetes.
This is a small literary review of Diabetes, focusing on clinical types and homoeopathic treatment of it. A therapeutic compendium on diabetes was formed using cross repertorization method, taking rubrics related to it from various early and modern repertories.