Basic Summary for MODY diabetes


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Main name of condition: MODY diabetes
Other names or spellings: Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY), MODY


What is MODY diabetes?
  Brief description of MODY diabetes: Rare genetic form of diabetes with similar features to Type 2 diabetes.
  Parent types of MODY diabetes: Diabetes, Pancreas conditions, Genetic Disease, Autosomal Genetic Diseases, Autosomal Dominant Genetic Diseases, Dominant Genetic Diseases
  Organs Affected by MODY diabetes: pancreas
  Types of MODY diabetes: ADM (MODY subtype)
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?
  Cause of MODY diabetes: Genetic mutations in insulin-production or insulin-receptor genes.
  Class of Condition for MODY diabetes: genetic autosomal dominant
What are the symptoms of MODY diabetes?
  Symptoms of MODY diabetes: see symptoms of MODY diabetes
Can anyone else get MODY diabetes?
  Inheritance: see inheritance of MODY diabetes
  Inheritance of genetic conditions: see details in inheritance of genetic diseases.
How is it treated?
  Treatments for MODY diabetes: see treatments for MODY diabetes

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