A diabetologist treats the illness diabetes mellitus.

Specialist for diabetes mellitus

Treatment of diabetes mellitus is especially important for leg amputees or patients with venous disorders. Post-graduate training to diabetologist can be achieved in a number of different ways. In Germany, there are diabetologists certified by the German Diabetes Association (DDG), internists specialising in endocrinology and diabetology or doctors with diabetology as an additional qualification.