maturity onset diabetes

ma·tu·ri·ty on·set di·a·be·tes

Type diabetes.
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MODY, or Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young, generally emerges earlier than type 2 diabetes, often in the mid-twenties, and occurs even in the absence of pre-existing obesity.
TM] kits enabling the identification of individuals at risk for maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY), autosomal dominant hypercholesterolemia (ADH), and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).
He told her she had Maturity Onset Diabetes in Youth (MODY) - a rare form of Type 2 diabetes which does not require the insulin drug - in July, 1996.
Progress in our understanding of the molecular bases and pathophysiology of maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY) (3) and neonatal diabetes (4,5) has allowed introduction of oral medications and freed many children from the discomfort and expense of insulin therapy (6), and the continuing development of new drugs and new technology for the treatment and monitoring of diabetes has added many valuable tools for our care of this disease.
It used to be referred to as maturity onset diabetes because it occurs mostly in people over the age of 40.
Her condition - maturity onset diabetes of the young - means that without medication she could suffer tiredness, increased susceptibility to infections or even damage to her vision and kidneys.
When she was first diagnosed as a diabetic in 1996 she had been told she had MODY, which is Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young.
Mr Rheinberg also explained that Miss McNicholas had been diagnosed as suffering type two diabetes or maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY).
MATURITY Onset Diabetes of the Young: There is a virtual epidemic of mature onset diabetes in teenagers, attributed to the combination of fast food and a sedentary life leading to obesity.
Type 2 diabetes used to be called maturity onset diabetes.
If left untreated, sleep apnea can lead to an increased risk of stroke, heart attacks, hypertension, obesity and Type II, maturity onset diabetes, as well as an increased risk of accidents due to excessive sleepiness.
Mr Rheinberg said Miss McNicholas was diagnosed with type two diabetes or maturity onset diabetes of the young.

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