Maturity onset diabetes of the young and pregnancy.

  title={Maturity onset diabetes of the young and pregnancy.},
  author={Cristina Colom and Rosa Corcoy},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical endocrinology & metabolism},
  volume={24 4},
Three and a half decades after the clinical description of "Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young" (MODY), and despite its low prevalence, important knowledge has been gathered concerning its genetic basis, molecular pathways, clinical phenotypes and pharmacogenetic issues. This knowledge has proved to be important not only for the attention of subjects carrying a mutation but also for the insight provided in Type 2 diabetes mellitus. In recent years, a shift from the term "MODY" to "monogenic… CONTINUE READING