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What does MODY stand for?

MODY stands for Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young

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This has been most clearly demonstrated for several of the genes responsible for the syndrome designated maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) [2] (13).
They also identified genes responsible for myotonic dystrophy (141: 102), maturity-onset diabetes of the young (141: 300), two forms of the eye disorder macular degeneration (142: 37), and a gene that predisposes women to breast cancer following exposure to extremely low doses of radiation (141: 4).
Other research by his team suggests that identification of two phenotypes of maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) can allow beneficial changes in treatment--even in patients who have had up to 30 years of suboptimal therapy.