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The clinical and genetic characterisation of young-onset diabetes

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Maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY), due to hepatocyte nuclear factor 1 alpha mutations (HNF1A-MODY), is the most common form of monogenic diabetes presenting in young adults. An accurate genetic diagnosis of HNF1A-MODY has therapeutic implications for the patients and their family members. However, the majority of people with HNF1A-MODY are not referred for genetic testing and remain misdiagnosed as type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

As part of measures to address this misdiagnosis...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Medicine,Nuffield Department of - Oxford Centre for Diabetes,Endocrinology & Metabolism
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:ba1ddd3f-a96c-4cc5-9298-24aeee4efda1
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ora:10705

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