ea0037ep386 | Diabetes (pathiophysiology & epitemiology) | ECE2015
, Naglic Maja Cavlovic
, Bakula Miro
, Duvnjak Lea Smircic
Introduction: Maternally-inherited diabetes with deafness (MIDD) is a rare form of monogenetic diabetes caused by a point mutation in mitochondrial DNA at a position 3243A>G. The syndrome is characterised by diabetes and sensoneural hearing impairment. Additional clinical features include short stature, cardiomyopathy, myopathy, renal disease, macular dystrophy, and gastrointestinal disease. The majority of patients usually require insulin therapy within 2 years and metfor...