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Atypical pediatric diabetes

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Maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY)

Maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY)

This 15-minute case presents the characterization, diagnosis and management of maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) and discusses the pros and cons of predictive genetic testing for MODY.

Get more on: Maturity-onset diabetes of the young | Diagnosis of atypical forms of diabetes | Pediatric diabetes

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Reassuring long-term data for sulfonylurea in neonatal diabetes

Newborn baby

Sulfonylurea treatment is durably effective with a low rate of side effects in patients with permanent neonatal diabetes caused by mutations in the KCNJ11 gene, a study in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology shows.

Case report

Neonatal diabetes in a patient with IPEX syndrome: An attempt at balancing insulin therapy

Premature baby

The authors describe the case of a male newborn with persistent hyperglycemia a few hours following birth and suspected immune dysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy and X-linked (IPEX) syndrome [read more].
Romano F et al. Acta Diabetol 2017; 54: 1139. doi: 10.1007/s00592-017-1057-z

Get more on: Monogenic diabetes | Neonatal diabetes | Pediatric hyperglycemia

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08-14-2019 | Gestational diabetes | News

Metformin exposure during pregnancy may impact postnatal growth trajectory

Infants born to mothers with gestational diabetes treated with metformin have lower birthweight, but experience accelerated postnatal growth and have higher BMI in childhood, compared with those whose mothers were treated with insulin, suggest findings from a meta-analysis.

09-21-2018 | Pregnancy | News

High and low gestational weight gain increase cardiometabolic risk in children

Both excessive and inadequate weight gain during pregnancy are associated with significantly increased cardiometabolic risk factors among the children at age 7 years, researchers from Hong Kong report.

09-10-2018 | Gestational diabetes | News

Gestational diabetes has minimal impact on childhood obesity risk

Maternal BMI prior to and during early pregnancy has a greater impact than gestational diabetes and hypertension, and pre-eclampsia on the risk for increased BMI in childhood, study findings indicate.

Journal articles and book chapters

06-22-2018 | Monogenic diabetes | Review | Article

Monogenic diabetes in children and adolescents: Recognition and treatment options

Sanyoura M, Philipson LH, Naylor R. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 58. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1024-2

06-22-2018 | Monogenic diabetes | Review | Article

Advances in the genetics of youth-onset type 2 diabetes

Todd JN, Srinivasan S, Pollin TI. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 57. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1025-1

06-16-2018 | Risk factors | Review | Article

Methods for measuring risk for type 2 diabetes in youth: The oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT)

Chen ME, Aguirre RS, Hannon TS. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 51. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1023-3

06-14-2018 | Other types of diabetes | Review | Article

Type 1 diabetes in a resource-poor setting: Malnutrition related, malnutrition modified, or just diabetes?

Balcha SA, Phillips DI, Trimble ER. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 47. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1003-7

06-04-2018 | Pediatrics | Review | Article

Identifying prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in asymptomatic youth: Should HbA1c be used as a diagnostic approach?

Vajravelu ME, Lee JM. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 43. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1012-6

Guidelines

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