maturity-onset diabetes


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Noun1.maturity-onset diabetes - mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adultsmaturity-onset diabetes - mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin
diabetes mellitus, DM - diabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria; "when doctors say `diabetes' they usually mean `diabetes mellitus'"
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14-16] Whether this association is due to an increased risk of maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) type 5 (also known as 'renal cyst and diabetes' syndrome) in this group of patients is worth exploring.
Obesityrelated diabetes is sometimes referred to as maturity-onset diabetes because it's more common in older people.
Obesity-related diabetes is sometimes referred to as maturity-onset diabetes because it's more common in older people.
SAN DIEGO -- The two main things to understand about maturity-onset diabetes of the young due to mutations in the glucokinase gene are that this form of diabetes is far more common than you probably realize, and--unique in the world of diabetes--no treatment is warranted, according to Dr.
SAN DIEGO--The two main things to understand about maturity-onset diabetes of the young due to mutations in the glucokinase gene are that this form of diabetes is far more common than you probably realize, and--unique in the world of diabetes--no treatment is warranted, according to Dr.
5) Type 2 diabetes was formerly known as adult or maturity-onset diabetes.
Microalbuminuria predicts clinical proteinuria and early mortality in maturity-onset diabetes.
Identification of such genes has also been proven beneficial in extreme forms of early-onset disease segregating as single-gene mendelian disorders, maturity-onset diabetes of the young and mitochondrial diabetes with deafness.
In India, apart from T1DM and T2DM, there are other forms of diabetes in the young including maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY), fibrocalculous pancreatic diabetes (FCPD), gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), Endocrine diabetes and the rare genetic forms of diabetes.
glucokinase mutations producing maturity-onset diabetes of the young 2).
This group includes patients with known causes of diabetes such as genetic defects of beta cell function (formerly called MODY or maturity-onset diabetes of the young) or with defects of insulin action: patients with diseases of the exocrine pancreas, such as pancreatitis or cystic fibrosis or with pancreatic dysfuntion caused by drugs, chemicals or infections; and patients with diabetes due to other endocrine dysfuntion such as Cushing's syndrome and acromegaly.
Categories of diabetes in the young include early-onset type 2 diabetes, maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY), and type 1 immune-mediated diabetes (1).

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