Case 2: Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young

Maturity-onset diabetes of the young case study

Summary

Develop and test your knowledge on maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) through this practical example and self-assessment authored by Francesco Chiarelli. This 15-minute case presents the characterisation, diagnosis and management of MODY and discusses the pros and cons of predictive genetic testing for MODY.
 

Learning Objectives

Having taken part in this interactive patient case, learners will be able to:

  • Describe how to clinically characterise and diagnose maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY).
  • Discuss the appropriate management of a patient diagnosed with MODY.
  • Debate the pros and cons of predictive testing for MODY.

 

Expert Author

Professor Francesco Chiarelli

 

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Educational grant

This programme is made possible thanks to an independent educational grant from Novo Nordisk A/S.
 

Additional resources

Visit Medicine Matters diabetes for more on MODY
 

Contact

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