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Clinical Features of Maturity Onset Diabetes of Youth (MODY)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for maturity onset diabetes of youth (MODY).

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

E11.9, R73.0

Description:

Maturity onset diabetes of youth (MODY) is a form of hereditary diabetes that may present at an early age and which may be confused with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. It should be considered whenever there is a family history of diabetes or "atypical" diabetes in a young patient.

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