Journal of
Diabetes and Endocrinology

  • Abbreviation: J. Diabetes Endocrinol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2685
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDE
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 66


Landmarks in the field of diabetes

Agarwal Navneet, Sharma Awadhesh Kumar*, Pawal Praveen and Agarwal Mandavi
Diabetes Cell, Department of Medicine, M. L. B. Medical College, Jhansi (U. P.) – 284128, India.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 11 April 2011
  •  Published: 30 June 2011


Many advances have occurred in field of diabetes in the past 25 years which have changed our practice of diabetes management. Changes like human insulin, insulin delivering devices, insulin pumps and glucometer along with DPP-IVinhibitors that have placebo like tolerability have revolutionized the treatment of diabetes. Studies like DCCT (Diabetes Control and Complications Trial), UKPDS (United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study), Finnish study and FINMONICA have changed our thinking and consequently the management of diabetes. It would be interesting to know what changes are of clinical relevance in the modern practice of diabetes.


Key words: DCCT, UKPDS, Finnish diabetic studies.