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Hormones

, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 296–300 | Cite as

Apollinaire Bouchardat (1806–1886): founder of modern Diabetology

  • Marianna Karamanou
  • Michael Koutsilieris
  • Konstantinos Laios
  • Filio Marineli
  • George Androutsos
Historical note

Abstract

Apollinaire Bouchardat is regarded as the founder of the field of Diabetology. His contributions to the field include the first known recommendations for specific diets for the management of Diabetes Mellitus and his emphasis on patient education and self-monitoring. He was moreover a great pharmacist as well as a distinguished physician and biochemist.

Key words

Bouchardat Diabetes diet Diabetes mellitus Diabetology 

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© Hellenic Endocrine Society 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marianna Karamanou
    • 1
    • 3
  • Michael Koutsilieris
    • 2
  • Konstantinos Laios
    • 1
  • Filio Marineli
    • 1
  • George Androutsos
    • 1
  1. 1.History of Medicine Department, Medical SchoolUniversity of AthensAthensGreece
  2. 2.Department of Experimental Physiology, Medical SchoolUniversity of AthensAthensGreece
  3. 3.Kifissia, AthensGreece

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