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A cure for Wolfram syndrome could lead to a cure for diabetes.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Unusual forms of diabetes are not so rare

I have recently learned that unusual forms of diabetes, including Wolfram syndrome, are not so rare.  I am talking about diabetes patients whose manifestations are unusual for type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Significant advances have been made in our understanding of genetic forms diabetes, which accounts for around 1-3% of diabetes cases. These patients should be managed and treated differently. Personalized medicine may start from treating these patients.

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