hrp0082p1-d1-58 | Diabetes | ESPE2014

A leu402pro Mutation of the Non-hla Gene il18rap in Aggressive Neonatal Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Dirlewanger Mirjam , Blouin Jean-Louis , Bevillard Jeremy , Santoni Federico , Schwitzgebel Valerie

Background: Neonatal diabetes mellitus is defined by severe hyperglycemia appearing before 6 months of age. It occurs in about one in 200 000 live births and most cases are known to be of monogenic origin. Classical autoimmune type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) is exceptional in this age group.Objective and hypotheses: Recently non-HLA type 1 DM susceptibility genes, such as IL18RAP, influencing the rate of progression to diabetes among children with...