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What is MODY diabetes?

What is MODY diabetes?

Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) is a form of diabetes that is genetically inhereted. Whereas most ...more »

  • MODY diabetes: Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young affects approximately one or two per cent of people who have diabetes, and may often go unrecognised in its early stages. It is a form of diabetes that develops before the patient reaches 25. It also runs in families, and can pass from one generation to the next. MODY does not always require insulin treatment.

MODY diabetes: Introduction

Types of MODY diabetes:

Types of MODY diabetes:

Broader types of MODY diabetes:

Who gets MODY diabetes?

Patient Profile for MODY diabetes: Usually young adults, typically 20's, sometimes teens, less common after 40.

How serious is MODY diabetes?

Prognosis of MODY diabetes: Usually good. Often similar to Type 2 diabetes.
Complications of MODY diabetes: see complications of MODY diabetes

What causes MODY diabetes?

Causes of MODY diabetes: see causes of MODY diabetes
Cause of MODY diabetes: Genetic mutations in insulin-production or insulin-receptor genes.

What are the symptoms of MODY diabetes?

Symptoms of MODY diabetes: see symptoms of MODY diabetes

Complications of MODY diabetes: see complications of MODY diabetes

Onset of MODY diabetes: its usually inherited from parents.

Can anyone else get MODY diabetes?

Inheritance: see inheritance of MODY diabetes

Inheritance of genetic conditions: see details in inheritance of genetic diseases.

MODY diabetes: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for MODY diabetes.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and MODY diabetes.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for MODY diabetes: Endocrinologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for MODY diabetes.
Treatments for MODY diabetes: see treatments for MODY diabetes

Organs Affected by MODY diabetes:

Organs and body systems related to MODY diabetes include:

Name and Aliases of MODY diabetes

Main name of condition: MODY diabetes

Class of Condition for MODY diabetes: genetic autosomal dominant

Other names or spellings for MODY diabetes:

Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY), MODY, Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young

Maturity onset diabetes of the young Source - Diseases Database

MODY diabetes: Related Conditions

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