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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GCK gene mutations are a common cause of childhood-onset MODY (maturity-onset diabetes of the young) in Turkey.
[6] Nonstandard abbreviations: FG, fasting glucose; IMI, Innovative Medicines Initiative; GDM, gestational diabetes mellitus; OR, odds ratio; LGA, large for gestational age; BMI, body mass index; IV, instrumental variable; MODY, maturity-onset diabetes of the young.
Hattersley, "Maturity-onset diabetes of the young: Clinical heterogeneity explained by genetic heterogeneity," Diabetic Medicine, vol.
Riveline et al., "The type and the position of HNF1A mutation modulate age at diagnosis of diabetes in patients with maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY)-3," Diabetes, vol.
Phenotypic characteristics of early-onset autosomal-dominant type 2 diabetes unlinked to known maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) genes.
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.
Comparison of chlorpropamide and glibenclamide treatment of maturity-onset diabetes: control assessed by fasting plasma glucose concentrations.

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