maturity-onset diabetes


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maturity-onset diabetes

[mə′chu̇r·əd·ē ¦ȯn‚set ‚dī·ə′bēd·əs]
(medicine)
A type of diabetes mellitus which develops later in life; characterized by more gradual development and less severe symptoms than juvenile-onset diabetes.
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8) Another example where the specific genetic variant determines clinical presentation and treatment response is maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY).
Other specific types of diabetes result from specific genetic conditions (such as maturity-onset diabetes of youth), surgery, drugs, malnutrition, infections, and other illnesses.
With the onset of maturity-onset diabetes in the very young, the degenerative disease these youngsters will face as they mature is mind-boggling.
Mapping will help in specific forms of diabetes that are related to single gene disorders, such as maturity-onset diabetes of the young.
Type 11 diabetes, also known as non-insulin dependent maturity-onset diabetes, usually comes after the age of 40 and tends to run in families.
This rare, inherited form of NIDDM is known as maturity-onset diabetes of the young, or MODY.
Supplemental chromium is associated with improvements of risk factors associated with maturity-onset diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.

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