Physicians learned more and more about diabetes, and they began to understand how it worked and could be managed.
The First Treatment was exercise witch was often horseback riding, because it was thought to relieve excessive urination.
“In the 1700s and 1800s, physicians began to realize that dietary changes could help manage diabetes, and they advised their patients to do things like eat only the fat and meat of animals or consume large amounts of sugar”. -everydayhealth
A French physician Apollinaire Bouchardat saw that some of his diabetic patients’ symptoms were improved due to food rationing during the Franco-Prussian War, and then he developed diets as diabetes treatments.