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Have you or your child been screened for monogenic diabetes?

 
     

Yes, and it was negative

 
 

0%

     
     

Yes, and it was positive

 
 

0%

     
     

No

 
 

45%

 

10

 
     

I don't know what monogenic diabetes is

 
 

54%

 

12

 


Total votes: 22

 

Have you or your child been screened for monogenic diabetes?

Poll dates: May 25 - June 1, 2016
Total Votes: 22

Most people are familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and most people who visit Children with Diabetes have or care for someone with type 1 diabetes. There are other kinds of diabetes however, including a class referred to as "monogenic," meaning that they are caused by a single gene mutation. For some kinds of monogenic diabetes, oral medication, rather than insulin, is used.

If you or your child were diagnosed at a very young age, and there is a family history of type 1 diabetes, you might want to ask your diabetes team about being screened for monogenic diabetes. You can learn more by visiting the resources listed below.

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