hrp0082p3-d3-749 | Diabetes (4) | ESPE2014

Hyperglycemia: MODY: a Diagnosis to Remember

Monteiro Ricardo , Fitas Ana Laura , Amado Marta , Pina Rosa , Lopes Lurdes

Background: The detection of hyperglycemia on occasional evaluation raises the diagnosis of diabetes mellitus (DM). Maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY), namely glucokinase deficiency, should be considered in cases of non-progressive hyperglycemia associated with a positive family history.Objective and hypotheses: We describe two unrelated cases of asymptomatic hyperglycemia where glucokinase mutations were detected.Method: ...