Utilizing the KCNJ11 Gene Mutations in Spotting Egyptian Patients With Permanent Neonatal Diabetes Who Can Benefit From Treatment Shift.

@article{Ahmed2017UtilizingTK,
  title={Utilizing the KCNJ11 Gene Mutations in Spotting Egyptian Patients With Permanent Neonatal Diabetes Who Can Benefit From Treatment Shift.},
  author={Dina Mohammed Ahmed and Soha M Abdel Dayem and Mona Abdel Kader and Rania Hassan Khalifa and Dalia El-lebedy and Solaf Ahmed Kamel and Shereen M Shawky},
  journal={Laboratory medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={
          225-229
        }
}
Background Neonatal diabetes mellitus (NDM) is a monogenic form of diabetes mellitus. Until now, patients in developing countries who had this condition had been misdiagnosed as having type 1 diabetes mellitus and accordingly directed to erroneous, ineffective, and costly therapeutic regimens. Objective To detect Egyptian patients who harbor pathological variant in the KCNJ11 gene, so that their treatment regimen can be modified as needed to increase its effectiveness. Methods We sequenced… CONTINUE READING
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