ea0070ep154 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020
, Drakou Maria
, Kogia Christina
, Lilis Dimitrios
, Ioannidis Dimitrios
Introduction: Most cases of Diabetes mellitus (DM) in children and adolescents are autoimmune (type 1), even though recently there has been an increase in type 2 DM mainly due to the increased prevalence of obesity in this age group. However, rarely DM could be attributed to other causes such as MODY. An extremely rare cause is the hereditary pancreatitis due to activating mutations of the PRSS1 gene. This gene encodes an enzyme, cationic trypsinogen, whose hyperactivity leads...