All Blog Posts Tagged 'MODY' (3)

We Need a Detective in the House: Medical Misdiagnosis of Insulin-Deficient Diabetes

I was always fond of Miss Marple, mystery writer Agatha Christie’s intuitive and no-nonsense sleuth. I loved the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys series when I was growing up. Where are they when we need them? Oh, right, they were fictional characters. What we diabetics(Footnote 1) need, especially those of us who don’t fit the big two obvious categories (rapid onset in childhood = Type 1 diabetes; insulin… Continue

Added by Melitta on July 4, 2011 at 5:17pm — 15 Comments

Annoyed, people trying to rename diabetes

So there's a group on facebook who are trying to get type 1 diabetes renamed, i've heard this many times, and yes it does annoy me, although i understand these people have a right to their opinion. What really frustrates me is that these people are causing problems between the ranks and making those with type 2 to feel like utter crap! I've tried expressing my views and sticking up for type 2's and all ive had in response is being blocked from the group and made out to be a nasty person and…

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Added by Zo Zo on February 21, 2010 at 11:44am — 8 Comments

Considering T2 as a Spectrum, not a Single Condition

The more I think of it, the more I see that which is diagnosed as "Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus" as a spectrum of metabolic disorders, all of which are capable of producing a single symptom: hyperglycemia. Or maybe two symptoms, if you count beta cell death.



While I am not a doctor, a pharmacist, or trained in medicine or medical research, I can see multiple etiologies (causes and paths to "disease"); each of these should indicate a more specific medical approach to glycemic management… Continue

Added by tmana on July 14, 2008 at 1:18pm — No Comments

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