Familial young-onset non-insulin-dependent diabetes


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Inclusion Criteria

  • Diagnosis of diabetes <30  years of age
  • Not insulin dependent (>=1 years without insulin treatment)
  • Non-obese (BMI <30)

Unaffected family members should only be recruited if they have had testing to rule out diabetes (e.g. normal HbA1c) at or over the age of 40.

Exclusion Criteria

  • One or more autoantibodies positive

Prior genetic testing guidance

  • Results should have been reviewed for all genetic tests undertaken, including disease-relevant genes in exome sequencing data. The patient is not eligible if they have a molecular diagnosis for their condition.
  • Genetic testing should continue according to routine local practice for this phenotype regardless of recruitment to the project; results of these tests must be submitted via the ‘Genetic investigations’ section of the data capture tool to allow comparison of WGS with current standard testing.

PLEASE NOTE: The sensitivity of WGS compared to current diagnostic genetic testing has not yet been established. It is therefore important that tests which are clinically indicated under local standard practice continue to be carried out.

Prior genetic testing genes  

Testing of the following genes should be carried out PRIOR TO RECRUITMENT where this is in line with current local practice:

  • No genes listed

Closing statement

These requirements will be kept under continual review during the main programme and may be subject to change.

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