Thursday, 27 February 2014

Many faces of monogenic diabetes

Patients with neonatal diabetes require a thorough genetic work-up in any case, and because extensive phenotypic overlap exists between monogenic, type 2, and type 1 diabetes, genetic analysis will also help improve diagnosis in these cases (Journal of Diabetes Investigation)

Nitric oxide system and diabetic nephropathy

Nitric oxide synthase (NOS) seems to be involve in the development and progression of Diabetic nephropathy (DN). Despite the discrepant results of many studies, the eNOS gene is also a good candidate gene for DN (Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome)

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