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Diabetes Mellitus, Permanent Neonatal [Supplementary Concept]

A rare autosomal dominant genetically heterogeneous hereditary form of diabetes mellitus which is distinct from Type I diabetes mellitus and affected individuals present with insulin-requiring hyperglycemia within the first 3 months of life. About 50% of cases resolve by 3 months but may later develop type II diabetes. The cases that do not resolve develop permanent insulin-dependent diabetes and many also have neurologic and morphologic abnormalities. Mutations in the GCK, KCNJ11, ABCC8, and INS genes have been identified. OMIM: 606176

Date introduced: November 5, 2012

MeSH Unique ID: C563425

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  • Permanent Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Permanent, of Infancy

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