Familial occurrence of neonatal diabetes with duplications in chromosome 6q24: treatment with sulfonylurea and 40-yr follow-up

Pediatric Diabetes, 04/26/2012

The authors conclude that (i) neonatal diabetes with chromosome 6q24 duplications may become a permanent disease in adult life; (ii) this chromosome anomaly may also be associated with adult–onset diabetes; (iii) sulfonylurea treatment may be attempted, and (iv) late diabetic complications may be absent, even after more than 40 yr.

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