Diabetes: Is It Type 1, Type 2, or something else?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that more than 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes.1 Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) is a form of monogenic diabetes—diabetes that results from a change or mutation in a single gene.2 While MODY only makes up about 1% of diabetes cases in the US, up to 95% of cases are misdiagnosed as Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.2 Accurate diagnosis enables appropriate treatment.2-3
There are an estimated 84 million adults 18 years and older in the U.S. who are prediabetic or at risk for developing diabetes.1 Prediabetes is characterized as higher than normal glucose levels but not high enough to meet criteria for diabetes.2 It is associated with –
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