A review of maternally inherited diabetes and deafness.


Maternally inherited diabetes and deafness (MIDD), a mitochondrial disease first described in 1992, results from the mitochondrial DNA mutation and affects up to 1% of the patients with diabetes. This review discusses the biomedical mechanisms of MIDD patients; summarizes the recent improvement of clinical and genetic diagnosis of MIDD; outlines the advances of the clinical management of these patients and their families.

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@article{Li2014ARO, title={A review of maternally inherited diabetes and deafness.}, author={Hui-zhen Li and Rui-yu Li and Meng Li}, journal={Frontiers in bioscience}, year={2014}, volume={19}, pages={777-82} }