maturity onset diabetes

ma·tu·ri·ty on·set di·a·be·tes

Type diabetes.
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Common variants in maturity onset diabetes of the young genes contribute to risk of type 2 diabetes in Finns.
1 MODY or maturity onset diabetes of the young is caused by mutation in autosomal dominant genes with early onset of hyperglycaemia and deficiency of insulin secretion.
January 31, 2013--Scientists have for the first time generated human induced pluripotent stem cells from patients with an uncommon form of diabetes, maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY).
30,31] Although this approach had proven extremely successful in identifying rare genetic variants of strong effects for single-gene disorders such as maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY)[32], but proved limited in unveiling common genetic variants that underlie polygenic diseases.
Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young, or MODY, is worth considering in white youth who are pancreatic autoantibody-negative and have a history of parental non-type 1 diabetes.
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).

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