Biomarker to Differentiate Between Type 1 Diabetes and Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young

Frank
October 17, 2018
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Scientists from MedGenome, Genentech and Madras Institute of Technology in India have spotted a biomarker that may help avoid misdiagnosis of Type 1 diabetes in children. Those with Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) have different treatment needs than Type 1 requires, but a genomic analysis like the one done by the researchers can help differentiate between the two closely related diseases.

Image: HNF1B deletion in a MODY patient. Copy number analysis of MODY sample MDX 0042. Courtesy of researchers.

Study in BMC Medical Genetics: Comprehensive genomic analysis identifies pathogenic variants in maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) patients in South India…

Frank’s source: https://www.medgadget.com/2018/05/biomarker-to-differentiate-between-type-1-diabetes-and-maturity-onset-diabetes-of-the-young-mody.html

 

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