Neonatal diabetes: how research unravelling the genetic puzzle has both widened our understanding of pancreatic development whilst improving children's quality of life.

Abstract

It has become increasingly apparent over the last few years that the seemingly ubiquitous auto-immune aetiology to pre-pubertal diabetes does not apply to those diagnosed under 6 months of age. In this age group, disease appears, in the vast majority of cases, to be conferred by single gene disorders mainly related to pancreatic development. The unravelling… (More)

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