It is common lifelong health disease. India had more diabetics than any other country in the world, according to the International Diabetes Foundation, although the country has now been surpassed in the top spot by China. Diabetes currently affects more than 62 million Indians, which is more than 7.1% of the adult population. The average age on onset is 42.5 years. Nearly 1 million Indians die due to diabetes every year1. According to WHO Diabetes is a Life style disorder. The main cause of diabetes is there is restless lifestyle, stress, unnatural dietary factor. It has turned out biggest silent killer today’s in world. In Ayurveda diabetes can be correlated with Madhumeh which is a Vata predominant disease. Causes of Madhumeh are Diwaswap, Atyaambupan(excessive water intake), Guru, Madhur, Shita, Snighatdh, Ahara Sevan2 etc. Now a day most of people think drinking large amounts of water is helpful for proper skin health, Digestion, and Health, etc? Claims have been made that excessive drinking water gives you a radiant skin, and healthy while others people say it has no effect and it causes many disease and side effect .so here is effort to highlight the Atyambupan (Excessive water intake) as Nidan of Diabetes given in Ayurvedic text as well as occurring at present and make aware the society to prevent the disease through Nidanparivarjan.
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