Flashcards in MODY Deck (11)
What does MODY stand for?
Mature onset diabetes of the young
What inheritance pattern does MODY usually follow?
Is MODY insulin-dependent?
What is the age of onset of MODY?
Before age of 25
What are the 2 main distinct types of MODY?
Transcription factor mutations (HNF-1alpha)
At what age does glucokinase mutation related MODY onset?
At what age does transcription factor mutation related MODY onset?
Glucokinase mutation related MODY involves unstable hyperglycaemia. True/False?
Glucokinase mutation related MODY has better prognosis than transcription factor mutation related MODY. True/False?
Neonatal diabetes requires insulin treatment within the first 3 months of life. True/False?